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Book Review

Jane of Battery Park

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

A chance encounter changes the trajectory of two lives in Jaye Viner’s novel Jane of Battery Park. Eight years ago, Jane and Daniel met and connected in Battery Park. She saw a cute surfer dude. He saw a gorgeous girl. And the man... Read More

Book Review

Recruited

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Recruited" is a booze-soaked literary salute to the dot com heyday of the 1990s. A young woman almost loses herself in the splashy world of recruiting in Lauren E. Anderson’s novel Recruited. Olivia is about to graduate from Dartmouth... Read More

Book Review

The Bookseller

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

History and intrigue combine in the compelling short stories of "The Bookseller". Minor mysteries take center stage in Peter Briscoe’s short story collection "The Bookseller", which finds intrigue in the unsaid and the mundane and... Read More

Book Review

Hoo Lee Jing

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

The nostalgic historical novel "Hoo Lee Jing" concentrates on a group of Americans in China, around whom conflicts erupt. During the Communist Revolution, a group of genteel American expatriates try to recapture the glory of pre-war... Read More

Book Review

Fair

by Dontaná McPherson-Joseph

"Fair" is a contemplative novel about trauma and connection among society’s most overlooked people. Milton’s epic Paradise Lost provides comfort and courage to a homeless man in Ed Seaward’s pensive novel "Fair". Eyan is homeless.... Read More

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