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Amy O'Loughlin, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Champagne Charlie

by Amy O'Loughlin

Don and Petie Kladstrup’s "Champagne Charlie" is the enjoyable biography of Charles Heidsieck, a dazzling, daring, and adroit French champagne merchant who risked his life and limbs to sell his esteemed bubbly to Americans in the... Read More

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The Believer

by Amy O'Loughlin

"The Believer" is the expansive story of John E. Mack, a preeminent Harvard Medical School professor and psychiatrist whose exploration of alien abduction phenomena nearly destroyed his career and reputation. Born in 1929 to wealthy... Read More

Book Review

West of Sin

by Amy O'Loughlin

The lives of Las Vegas convention goers, perky prostitutes, casino gangsters, a firearms instructor, and a brothel owner converge in Wesley S. Lewis’s deadly, nonstop suspense debut, "West of Sin". New Wave, a Dallas-based real estate... Read More

Book Review

Made Holy

by Amy O'Loughlin

Emily Arnason Casey’s expansive and elegiac essay collection "Made Holy" is full of unsparing personal revelations and fierce, unflinching insights. The opening essay, “The Cabin,” establishes the collection’s tone. Ruminating on... Read More

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Before Us Like a Land of Dreams

by Amy O'Loughlin

Karin Anderson’s "Before Us Like a Land of Dreams" is a narrative extravaganza that ponders the bristled roots of ancestry, unbroken by time or place, and the muddled truths and fallacies of family history that inform who we believe we... Read More

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In the Night of Memory

by Amy O'Loughlin

Linda LeGarde Grover’s poignant "In the Night of Memory" explores loss and belonging among an Ojibwe family in northern Minnesota. It’s 1977, and two sisters—three-year-old Azure and four-year-old Rain—are taken from their... Read More

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