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Swallowed by a Whale

by Peter Dabbene

Established writers and beginners will find practical advice for their crafts and careers in "Swallowed by a Whale". Half of this fresh, exciting book consists of essays, poems, and illustrations, between which are compilations of... Read More

Book Review

Under the Rainbow

by Meredith Grahl Counts

"Under the Rainbow" is an amiable and elegant diary set during Covid-19 stay-at-home orders, when rainbows were displayed as a symbol of unity and appreciation with Britain’s National Health Services workers. James Attlee reports from... Read More

Book Review

Black Paper

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

Art is the lens through which Teju Cole examines and makes sense of our shared humanity in the essay collection "Black Paper". Across six sections, Cole uses different art forms, including painting, photography, and literature, to... Read More

Book Review

Springer Mountain

by Ashley Holstrom

A short fever dream of a book, "Springer Mountain" combines historical records with personal philosophies about the evolution of meat-eating and vegetarianism in human beings. Wyatt Williams, a restaurant critic, was on a mission to... Read More

Book Review

The God Beat

by Meredith Grahl Counts

"The God Beat" collects twenty-six unexpected, thought-provoking stories of belief. In the text, profiles of charismatic figures stand out, as of a hugging guru who tours Northern California in “Amma’s Cosmic Squeeze,” and of... Read More

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