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Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda: The Love Letters of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald enthusiasts will find these revealing letters sad but insightful

Dressed in Dreams: A Black Girl’s Love Letter to the Power of Fashion

A winning look at black girl fashion and a solid addition for all collections
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A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion

Scholars and devoted readers of political history, notably of the Middle East, will turn to Segev’s majestic analysis of this pivotal leader for decades to come
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Think Black: A Memoir

Recommended for readers interested in histories of computing and business, and black history, especially regarding STEM

Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America

Austin’s experiences, both positive and negative, are recounted in this fast-paced, heartwarming memoir of motherhood and adoption told through an African American lens. ­Essential for all libraries.

Vanity Fair’s Women on Women

A perfect book for dipping into when something longer and more involved would be too much. There are plenty of “I didn’t know that” moments in spite of how well known many of these talented women will be to readers.

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Write On, Sisters! Voice, Courage, and Claiming Your Place at the Table

Despite its tendency toward repetition, this is an overall welcome addition to larger literature and writing collections.

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The O. Henry Prize Stories 2019: The Best Short Stories of the Year

A solid inclusion for libraries with strong contemporary fiction collections.

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The Wisdom of the Renaissance

Montaigne wrote that reading is “the best provision I have found for this human journey.” Kellogg’s book is well worth taking along.

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