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Baltimore Lives

by Rachel Jagareski

"Baltimore Lives" collects 101 black-and-white portraits of residents of the city’s neglected neighborhoods by John Clark Mayden. As noted in the eloquent foreword, they show “the everyday beauty and pain of Black life in... Read More

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Into Captivity They Will Go

by Holly Jordan

In Noah Milligan’s startling novel "Into Captivity They Will Go", Caleb, a teenage boy of perceived miraculous birth, is raised by an evangelical, end-times-obsessed mother who’s convinced that he is the second coming of Christ.... Read More

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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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by Peter Dabbene

Maria Tumarkin’s "Axiomatic" focuses on events and people in Australia, and through that lens illuminates a wide spectrum of humanity. Though categorized as a book of essays, “essay” doesn’t do justice to Tumarkin’s lengthy,... Read More

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