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India Today reviews
It’s a troubling journey into a complex society trapped between western liberalism and radical Islam, where distortions about India and Indian Muslims dominate...
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The News, Pakistan reviews
Being a Muslim in India is a tough job. Threatened and terrorised by a growing number of Hindu militant extremists, and constantly looked at with suspicion and...
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HorrorWorld.org reviews
HAUNTED HEARTS AND SAPPHIC SHADES: LESBIAN GHOST STORIES Edited by Catherine Lundoff Review by Alicia "Kestrell" Verlager Women's writing is filled with stories of...
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O: The Oprah Magazine reviews
"Frank and urgent . . . . Trachtenberg . . . . rais[es] complex questions about justice, malice, compassion, blame, self-pity, personal responsibility, faith, and...
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The Wolf and The Lamb by Rosy Cole
Historical Novel Review Online (August - November quarter 2008) reviews
Mary Cole, a butcher’s daughter from Gloucester, is ignorant of the ways of the world. In a time when men of the aristocracy had “official” mistresses, the...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Metapsychology Online Reviews (Australia) reviews
"Months and Seasons" revisits some Carver territory with stories about (mostly) blue collar workers, often hard pressed by circumstance, hoping that their luck's...
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Months and Seasons & Other Stories
Minds Alive on the Shelves reviews
I've been reading a lot of short story collections lately - not my usual fare. Short stories are a good way to get a sense of a writer, seeing how he or she...
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Into Thick Air
The Globe and Mail, Toronto reviews
Low rider and long tripper by Kisha Ferguson August 9, 2008 INTO THICK AIR Biking to the Bellybutton of Six Continents By Jim Malusa Sierra Club, 321 pages, $18.50...
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Into Thick Air
Green Globetrotter reviews
Some thrill-seekers yearn to walk upon the peaks of Earth’s highest points. Jim Malusa, however, is not like most thrill-seekers. Equipped with a bicycle, sleeping...
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BLOOD STRANGERS: a memoir
Examiner.com reviews
In her memoir, Blood Strangers, Katherine A. Briccetti takes on the complex, politically-charged and personally confusing question of what constitutes a family and...
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Tattoo
Booklist, 5/15/11 reviews
Aug 2011. 400 p. Del Rey, paperback, $15.00. (9780345508829) In her second novel, Kasai returns to her sharply original world of human-animal somatics, mad...
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The Midwife's Confession
Tatiana de Rosnay, NYT bestselling author of Sarah's Key and A Secret Kept reviews
"A beautiful novel about mothers and daughters, about secrets, friendship, love and loss, how we bring our children into this world and how we raise them. It will...
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Look Down, This Is Where It Must Have Happened
Booklist reviews
With dark humor and deep compassion, Niedzviecki, cultural critic and author of The Peep Diaries (2009), delivers a haunting collection peopled by characters on...
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Wichita Eagle reviews
Enright ably documents the Johnsons' travels as well as the immense amount of planning and preparation — and promotion — needed to make them happen. She balances...
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Lost Kingdom, forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in January, 2012
Christian Science Monitor print edition reviews
The Christian Science Monitor picks Lost Kingdom as an Editor’s Choice, calling it “a fascinating and authoritative tale of intrigue and imperialism…” Read the...
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www.seafoodnews.com reviews
  "What makes this book such compelling reading? It is that Michele exposes to us all what that sense of risk on the sea is all about. All of us think...
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Kent's Book Blog reviews
Christopher Meeks knows how to engage a reader and tell a story. His collection of short stories, The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea showcases Meeks'...
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Death Surge
Publishers Weekly reviews
Rowson plunges readers into the midst of the  series’ intricate backstory in her 10th Det. Insp. Andy Horton mystery (after 2013’s Undercurrent).  Within...
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Publisher's Weekly reviews
As light and sweet as cotton candy, this saga of a pig in love will win over kids and grownups alike. Van Lieshout’s loosely drawn pen and ink illustrations,...
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