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Jun 30, 2015
This installment: tough and tender mother-daughter team (f); a ghost story in past and present time (f); Gaiman’s take on a fairy tale (f); a wacky kids’ adventure story by a “...
Jun 22, 2015
This installment: an elegant tribute to tattoos (nf); a magnificent long poem about grief (nf); a stark memoir about an abusive relationship (nf); a memoir of living in Alaska (nf); a scary book set...
Jun 15, 2015
This installment: a graphic view of living in Israel (f); superheated domestic drama from a week at the shore (f); seeds of childhood trauma play out (f); Gregory Maguire’s take on a favorite...
Jun 8, 2015
This installment: post-Chernobyl (f); numbers help a kid feel safe (jf); Murakami’s latest (f); entertaining friendships (f); Atwood’s recent short stories (f); a Cuban immigrant poet...
Jun 1, 2015
This installment: a Texas town rife with strife, despite its name (f); a great drama series on CD (nf); another hero in the trenches of teaching (nf); horror-fascination in the medical world (nf);...
May 26, 2015
This installment: a wild graphic novel zigzags between the USSR and the States (f); charming British mystery about “amdram”—that’s amateur theater (f); dancing and tai chi...
May 19, 2015
This installment: Odessa to Brooklyn and back, rueful and juicy (f); a contemporary fairy tale set in the world of newspaper publishing (!?); hysterical illness among teenage girls (f); an...
May 8, 2015
While You’re Waiting for  Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson.On the hundredth anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania,  New York Times bestselling...
May 4, 2015
This installment: girls’ competitive swimming—what a nest of snakes (f); an Irish dysfunctional family in England, on CD (f); English/Indian culture clashes, with a psychological twist (...
Apr 27, 2015
This installment: historical novel set in London with a musical theme (f); a domestic drama in small-town Ontario (f); an off-beat, jazzy novel (f); loads of bad fortune for this two sisters (f); a...