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How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

An excellent travelogue and introduction to slavery’s impact on both the United States and its people. It will hold the interest of readers who are only starting to grapple with the topic.

All the Colors Came Out: A Father, a Daughter, and a Lifetime of Lessons

With strong appeal for book clubs, this heartbreaking, yet strongly inspirational memoir is very highly recommended for all public library collections, and deserving of a wide readership.
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The Double Life of Bob Dylan: A Restless, Hungry Feeling, 1941–1966

Dylan remains an enigmatic figure. Heylin’s book will be appreciated by devoted fans and is another valuable addition to a puzzle that might never be completed.
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Excuse Me While I Disappear: Stories

Of interest to readers who enjoy short stories, particularly those who are interested in the history of Europe and the history of bookmaking and literacy.

Never Far Away

Fans of the author’s previous works will be on the edge of their seats as they follow his characters’ attempts to survive vicious assassins. As he often does, Koryta (If She Wakes) provides strong character development, believable dialogue, and a fast-paced narrative. Keen observers will notice a brief sighting of two brothers (and evil murderers) who were introduced in Koryta’s Those Who Wish Me Dead.

This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends about Racism

A thoughtful analysis which deserves a place on readers’ anti-racist reading lists. Recommended for those interested in trying to enact systemic change.

Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration

A worthy companion to the lauded Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, this is essential reading for all who care about justice in contemporary America.
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Walk in My Combat Boots: True Stories from America’s Bravest Warriors

Readers of military service accounts will be absorbed.
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Nick

Those expecting a prequel to The Great Gatsby will be disappointed, but just as Fitzgerald dismantled the myth of American exceptionalism with The Great Gatsby, Smith punctuates the longing and despair that underlie the American dream with this work.

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