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Dr. Sad

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

David Bateman’s semiautobiographical novel "Dr. Sad" follows a physician through the minutiae of daily life for six months after his HIV diagnosis, creating a “song of himself, lacking in strict continuity, filled with flights of... Read More

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Dear DeeDee

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

An elliptical novel that integrates the death of a lineage into a reflection on personal mortality, Kat Meads’s "Dear DeeDee" recasts the unresolved stories of a Southern paternal line. Rooted in North Carolina, the Meads family line... Read More

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The Arctic Fury

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

In 1854, Virginia Reeve stands in front of a Boston court, accused of the kidnapping and murder of wealthy socialite, Caprice Collins. Reeve, the leader of an all women’s expedition to the Arctic, juggles what to withhold and what to... Read More

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Vegan with Bite

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

Direct, brash, and ribald, Australian chef Shannon Martinez is food’s punk rock aunt, unfussy and enviably hip. Her latest cookbook, Vegan With Bite, is a discursive, personal romp that emphasizes food for “eaties,” not... Read More

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The Temple Tree

by Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers

"The Temple Tree" is an inspirational fable about the many ways that people move through the world and about the difficult work of cultivating inner peace during moments of loss and self-doubt. Sidney Snow’s gentle teaching fable, The... Read More

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