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June 27, 2018

Book Buzz: The Girl Who Smiled Beads

The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After by Clemantine Wamariya Growing up in a gray stucco ranch house in Kigali, Rwanda, […]
May 23, 2018

Book Buzz: Educated

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover In her time studying at Harvard and Cambridge, Tara Westover often discovered profound gaps in her knowledge. Teachers would refer […]
April 26, 2018

Book Buzz: The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East by Adam Valen Levinson With the recent news that Saudi Arabia will soon […]
April 12, 2018

Book Buzz: Shrill

Shrill: Notes from a Large Woman by Lindy West The word “shrill,” evocative and onomatopoetic, conjures high-pitched, grating voices. It’s used derogatorily, and it’s often aimed […]
December 27, 2017

Book Buzz: My Old Man and the Mountain

My Old Man and the Mountain by Leif Whittaker Tales of climbing Mt. Everest are filled with legendary figures: George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, […]