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Simple Observations

by Katie Asher

This is stand-up comedy in written form, a culmination of oftentimes universal thoughts that are given a winking twist. Patrick Dykie’s straightforwardly presented book "Simple Observations" is a humorous work that skips between... Read More

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by Susan Waggoner

Laura Bernstein-Machlay is a native of Detroit who, after decades away, returned to her home to find it hovering on the brink of massive change. The city, past and present, is the backdrop for her essays. Most of the essays are personal... Read More

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Never Cry Halibut

by Jeremiah Rood

Bjorn Dihle’s fine essays speak to the greatness of the Alaskan outdoors. When he was young, Dihle’s parents decided to move from Sacramento to Juneau, Alaska. His essays loosely chronicle his adventures from growing up there,... Read More

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Edna Lewis

by Jeff Fleischer

Edna Lewis earned a reputation as a groundbreaking chef, both for excelling as an African American woman in the New York restaurant scene and for her work popularizing Southern cooking through cookbooks like The Taste of Country Cooking.... Read More

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Go Home!

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

"Go Home!" is a capacious anthology that explores the concept of “home.” Its pieces come from both established and emerging writers of the Asian diaspora, and exist as “a door to step through.” Whether that door leads one closer... Read More

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Why We Revolt

by Melissa Wuske

"Why We Revolt" gives patients and caregivers the motivation they need to work for change. Why We Revolt: A Patient Revolution for Careful and Kind Care by Victor Montori is a compelling call to change for the health-care industry. In a... Read More

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