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A striking and memorable collection of surprising stories and shifting identities.
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Bland Fanatics: Liberals, Race, and Empire

A sometimes dense, sometimes proactive collection of essays on current political ideologies. An optional purchase.
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The Nightworkers

The shifting perspectives, from Shecky’s heartbreaking reminiscences to Kerasha’s painful memories of her mother and therapy sessions, provide the desired emotional depth but may leave readers a bit disoriented. Fans of gritty, dark, mysteries with dysfunctional characters will appreciate this one.
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Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History

Recommended to all interested in a moving, impassioned overview of the economic and social forces of colonialism and racism that have directly impacted public health historically, during the 2014 Ebola epidemic, and today, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Magic: A History; From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present

A fascinating exploration of magic’s hold on the human imagination.

Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind

This is popular science writing at its best, offering uncanny reach to a swath of readers with varying degrees of interest in evolutionary biology and philosophy of mind.

Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin

Essential for most libraries, especially where books about medical history and material culture circulate well.

150 Glimpses of the Beatles

Brown presents a fresh take on a seemingly inexhaustible subject

Jack

Robinson fans will be hungry for the next chapter in the Gilead saga, and the beauty and humanity of Robinson’s prose will win over new fans. Highly recommended.

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