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  • NONFICTION

    AMERICAN COLOSSUS

    OCT. 12, 2010

HISTORY

AMERICAN COLOSSUS

by H.W. Brands

An educational, briskly written pseudo-textbook aimed at readers outside university classrooms. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE PASSAGE

    JUNE 8, 2010

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE PASSAGE

by Justin Cronin

The young girl as heroine and role model is a nice touch. Otherwise a pretty ordinary production, with little that hasn’t... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD

    JUNE 8, 2010

FICTION

A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD

by Jennifer Egan

Another ambitious change of pace from talented and visionary Egan, who reinvents the novel for the 21st century while... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BOOK OF DAYS

    AUG. 17, 2010

NONFICTION

BOOK OF DAYS

by Emily Fox Gordon

Despite some repetition of detail among the essays, each is a standalone gem. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BLOOD-DARK TRACK

    OCT. 1, 2001

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

BLOOD-DARK TRACK

by Joseph O’Neill

The pleasures here are in the slow accretion of detail—albeit too many details on occasion—and awareness that allows O’Neill... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    AMEXICA

    OCT. 20, 2010

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