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YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME by Sherman Alexie

June 29, 2017

RAW, BRUTALLY FRANK memoir from Sherman Alexis combines prose and poetry to tell his mother’s story. A MINUS

YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME : A MEMOIR
Little Brown and Company
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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HUNGER by Roxane Gay

June 22, 2017

BRILLIANT, ELECTRIFYING HYBRID memoir/cultural critique: Roxane Gay’s meditation on her (fat, Black) body. A MINUS

HUNGER: A MEMOIR OF (MY) BODY (HARDCOVER)
Harper
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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NUMBER 11 by Jonathan Coe

June 10, 2017

BRILLIANT, SAVAGE SATIRE of England in today’s Age of Avarice shines with vivid characterization, dry humor. A MINUS

NUMBER 11: A NOVEL
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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BROKEN RIVER (PAPERBACK) by J. Robert Lennon

June 8, 2017

GLORIOUSLY INTRICATE THRILLER sits beautifully at the intersection of Stephen King and Joyce Carol Oates. A MINUS

BROKEN RIVER (PAPERBACK)
Graywolf Press
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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AN ARRANGEMENT OF SKIN by Anna Journey

May 8, 2017

A POET EXPLORES TAXIDERMY, family history, death, and love in a dazzling kaleidoscope of short essays. A MINUS

AN ARRANGEMENT OF SKIN: ESSAYS (HARDCOVER)
Counterpoint LLC
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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FRONTIER by Can Xue

May 6, 2017

DREAMLIKE, POETIC CHINESE novel set in a fantastic landscape haunted by ghosts, snow leopards, memories. A MINUS

FRONTIER
Open Letter Books
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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ALL GROWN UP (HARDCOVER) by Jami Attenberg

April 7, 2017

COMPELLING PORTRAIT OF A PRICKLY, insightful woman in a low-key crisis, told in a wonderful mosaic style. A MINUS

ALL GROWN UP (HARDCOVER)
Houghton Mifflin
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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SIX WAKES by Mur Lafferty

March 30, 2017

CHILLING DEEP-SPACE MYSTERY: six cloned crew members on a generation starship must solve their own murders. A MINUS

SIX WAKES
Orbit
2017

Grade: A MINUS

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MY LOST POETS by Philip Levine

March 8, 2017

PHILIP LEVINE’S PASSIONATE writing about poetry is a moving legacy and a testimony to the power of language. A MINUS

MY LOST POETS: A LIFE IN POETRY (HARDCOVER)
Knopf Publishing Group
2016

Grade: A MINUS

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CHARMED PARTICLES by Chrissy Kolaya

March 6, 2017

WARM-HEARTED BUT INCISIVE satire set in a town divided between past and future, comfort and exploration. A MINUS

CHARMED PARTICLES
Dzanc Books
2015

Grade: A MINUS

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