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Five Hundred Poor

by Meg Nola

Noah Milligan’s collection of short stories, "Five Hundred Poor", takes its inspiration from a quote by economist Adam Smith, in which he wrote that for every rich man, there are five hundred poor ones who are frustrated by their own... Read More

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In the Restaurant

by Meg Nola

Christoph Ribbat’s "In the Restaurant" serves up a fascinating buffet of fare and facts with its panoramic yet intimate look at the enduring concept of serving food to patrons. The book spans centuries and cuisines from the compiled... Read More

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The Hidden Side

by Meg Nola

The historical intrigue of Revolutionary War New York parallels the all-too-familiar modern nightmare of a high school shooting in Heidi Chiavaroli’s compelling "The Hidden Side", a novel about tragedy, faith, and personal courage. The... Read More

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My Mother's Son

by Meg Nola

This colorful and complex portrait of a 1950s Jewish family is warm and nostalgic, yet grounded by deep history. David Hirshberg’s My Mother’s Son centers on a vibrant postwar Boston neighborhood that is a veritable melting pot. Its... Read More

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Sodom Road Exit

by Meg Nola

Amber Dawn’s "Sodom Road Exit" combines supernatural erotic tension with the power of love, community, and acceptance, all set against former funhouse glory. The past meets the present with a searing intensity against the backdrop of a... Read More

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Parts Per Million

by Meg Nola

Parts per Million veers back to the early 2000s, as America somberly moves into a new millennium already shadowed by 9/11 and the war in Iraq. Three activists have banded together in Portland, Oregon, sharing a house and a passion for... Read More

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