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Lab Girl
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What Comes Next and How to Like It by Abigail Thomas
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Every time I read Abigail Thomas (and I devoured this book in two sittings), I want to go away and write anew. She is that honest, that inspirational, her voice clear as water. If you haven't discovered her, now's the time. The structure here is mast ...more
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Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
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It' s not 'Angela's Ashes, but he writes like he's sitting in the room with you. Made me sad again that he is gone, and that so many talented writers get too busy making a living to do their thing.
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Citizen by Claudia Rankine
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Riveting. Such clarity, and the juxtapositions of the written word with the visual art are brilliantly done (the cover is just one example of many). I gasped with horror at some of them--felt my brain explode open. I love Graywolf Press for continuin ...more
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Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Lab Girl
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Some beautiful passages here. I struggled a bit to engage with the overall narrative, but this is an important story.
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The Wilds by Julia  Elliott
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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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"The entire narrative of this country argues against the truth of who you are" (Coates to his son). Such an important and moving book for everyone to read, especially 'white' Westerners like me (Coates reminds those of us who have been trained to ide ...more
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
"Ta-Nehisi Coates writes gorgeously and trenchantly, and this is an important book for our cultural moment of police brutality and racist violence. I hesitate in writing the second half of that sentence, though, as Ta-Nehisi Coates would say that A..." Read more of this review »
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