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An Irish Country Family

Taylor’s fans will need no convincing, but also suggest this warm story to those who enjoy novels by Maeve Binchy.
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Thomas Jefferson’s Education

Recommended only for readers of Jeffersonian history and those curious about the history of the University of Virginia and College of William & Mary. [See Prepub Alert, 4/15/19.]

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Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Essential for readers wishing to understand the depth and differentials of U.S. racial discrimination, Taylor’s masterly exposé of the political economy of the racially bifurcated market systematically lays bare how residential segregation made profits from race; it also illustrates the mismatch of market solutions to racist policies and practices and underscores the limits of legislation alone to undo institutional racism.

Darkly: Black History and America’s Gothic Soul

Overall, a rare glimpse into American gothic from an African American perspective.
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Unequal Higher Education: Wealth, Status, and Student Opportunity

This slim but supremely dense academic work offers insight into the business of education from the point of view of researchers who care about education for education’s sake.

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Pass of Fire

Libraries that do not have the entire series will be at a disadvantage, and new readers will have some catching up to do, but military sf enthusiasts, particularly fans of author Harry Turtledove, will be enthralled.

Night Watch

Fans of James R. Benn's "Billy Boyle" novels will appreciate this fast-paced, intense story by the Edgar Award-nominated author of Night Life and Night Work. The action-packed account of investigations into the controversial CIA experiments is suspenseful and frightening.

Daisy Jones & the Six

Music fans will be captivated, as will readers of character-driven fiction, not to mention the audience acknowledged in Daisy's Grammy speech—"all of you out there hung up on somebody or something"—that is, most listeners. Enthusiastically recommended. ["For music lovers, romance fans, and anyone who wants to feel invincible with youth, intoxicated by music, and a powerful longing for days gone by": LJ 3/19 review of the Random hc.]

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