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Suggested One Read: Notes From No Man’s Land

The outsider’s perspective often calls into question practices and environments we think of as unexceptional, normal, a given. Award-winning author and journalist Eula Biss, who grew up in a racially mixed family, uses her personal experience to explore what it … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Invisible Wall

Harry Bernstein’s “The Invisible Wall” proves that it is never too late to write your first book. In his 90s, Bernstein has written a fascinating memoir about his childhood in an impoverished mill town in England before and during World … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Just Like Us

The publisher of “Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age in America” by Helen Thorpe describes this book as offering “a powerful account of four young Mexican women coming of age in Denver–two of … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Afterwards

Stories of love, loss, secrets and war always provide a wealth of topics for discussion. The nominator of “Afterwards” by Rachel Seiffert seems to agree with this sentiment, writing that this novel has “an amazing amount of discussion material, including … Continue reading

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