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Joe Taylor, Book Reviewer

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Man Mission

by Joe Taylor

Through its fun vacation scenes, the novel becomes a critique of commonplace definitions of manhood and a proposal of a healthier, more relational, and realistic model. Eytan Uliel’s novel "Man Mission" is a satisfying chronicle of... Read More

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Pittsburgh to Cadiz

by Joe Taylor

In its honesty, this account of a quest for adventure and self-realization will attract those on similar paths. Mitchell Phillips McCrady’s musing memoir, From Pittsburgh to Cadiz, captures vibrant scenes thanks to fine writing.... Read More

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Emergency Chronicles

by Joe Taylor

Gyan Prakash’s "Emergency Chronicles" fills the gaps and dispels the myths concerning a two-year period in the mid-1970s when Indira Gandhi declared emergency powers and unleashed state terror on India. During India’s... Read More

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Protest on Trial

by Joe Taylor

Americans who were of age in 1969–70 will remember the Chicago 7 trial of high-profile antiwar dissidents. Less familiar are the Seattle 7. In Seattle, a rally in support of the Chicago 7 defendants by the activist group SLF (the... Read More

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The Collected Letters of Alan Watts

by Joe Taylor

The Collected Letters adds a new portal to the identity of the man most responsible for introducing Zen Buddhism to the West. Edited by his daughters, Joan and Anne Watts, these assembled letters of Alan Watts—the British-born writer,... Read More

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Rocky Boyer's War

by Joe Taylor

Rocky Boyer’s War is Allen Boyer’s tribute to his father’s service, but the book also stands tall with other scholarly work on the Pacific war. To tell the story of the successful Allied air blitz against the Japanese in the... Read More

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