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Keep Saying Their Names

This gripping narrative is presented in alphabetical “chapters” (“F Is for Firing Squad”) that move quickly and seamlessly between past and present, a device that adds immediacy and depth. Highly recommended to readers interested in accounts of wartime Europe or psychological studies of evil. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]

Red Dress in Black and White

An attention-grabbing, cleverly plotted, character-driven yarn. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]
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Sea Wife

This book’s unusual structure is effective once you figure out what Gaige is up to. There are multiple layers to explore for contemporary literary scholars or a committed book club, as Gaige (Schroder) has much to say about the struggles and complexities of marriage, particularly in our current political and cultural climate. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]
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The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s

Doherty’s overall galvanizing look at a little-explored conjunction of critical feminist voices should incite provocative historical context to current-day discussions around the need for more support of women’s intellectual work.
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Calder: The Conquest of Space; The Later Years; 1940–1976

For readers interested in Calder and postwar modernism, the wealth of facts, anecdotes, and analysis here will be welcome. [See Prepub Alert, 11/11/19.]
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Chi Spacca: A New Approach to American Cooking

These are not recipes that you can throw together on a weeknight; even the salads take some planning. A resource for experienced cooks and those looking for a challenge.

What It’s Like To Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing—What Birds Are Doing, and Why

Similar to his guidebooks, this work will be of great interest to birders, naturalists, behaviorists, and enjoyers of wildlife art.

The System: Who Rigged It, How We Fix It

Another excellent book from Reich that all libraries will want to have in their collections.
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Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community, and the Meaning of Generosity

Blending the personal and the philosophical, this account is recommended for readers interested in sociology, anthropology, and cuisine.

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