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The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak - Book Review

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$17.99
ISBN: 9780803741713
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - September 30th, 2014

A ridiculously delightful read aloud book! This book is so much fun, no pictures are needed. This book is even more fun the second, third, fourth time around!


Collected Poems by Jack Gilbert - Book Review

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780375711763
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Published: Knopf - September 2nd, 2014

At turns ecstatic and at turns elegiac, these poems are an invitation into Gilbert's personal history which was defined by both exploration and isolation. Each of these poems is, like a single day, its own strange and incomprehensible bundle of events. An extremely satisfying and memorable read.


The New Testament by Jericho Brown - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781556594571
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - September 16th, 2014

Not only is this book beautifully written, but it is straight-up important. If you like what you read, read it again. If you don't like it, READ IT AGAIN!!


Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780060882372
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 2nd, 2014

How much is identity grounded in biology? How much in biography? Kaplan's work illustrates the fluidity inherent to identity; a historical work that helps us to better understand the contemporary concern with diversity.


One Year in Coal Harbor by Polly Horvath - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780385386531
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Published: Yearling - September 9th, 2014

Primrose Squarp survives a year of turmoil as she tries to see where she fits in and save what matters most to her. Insight into middle-grade issues yet humorous look at life!


Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution by Neil Degrasse Tyson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780393350395
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 2nd, 2014

If you've ever been curious about the attraction between "strange" and "charmed" quarks or find yourself wondering what the universe looked like just after the "birth" of atoms, then this engaging and illuminating introduction to our cosmic history is just the book for you!


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