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  • Book review: ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi

    July 11th, 2019

    What are you willing to give up to continue living? Your right arm? Your memory? Your mobility? What about your ability to speak?

    Book review: ‘The Heavens May Fall’ by Allen Eskens

    July 4th, 2019

    When a woman’s body is found in a dumpster in the upscale neighborhood of Kenwood, Detective Max Rupert and his partner Niki Vang are called to the scene.

    Book review: ‘The Last Pirate’ by Tony Dokoupil

    June 27th, 2019

    Tony Dokoupil “Da-ko-pull” is one of the new hosts on CBS This Morning, the morning show that I usually watch.

    Book review: ‘Truth Worth Telling’ by Scott Pelley

    June 20th, 2019

    In Scott Pelley’s prolog, he writes, “If you are looking for a partisan point of view, stop here.” He goes on to explain that reader would be wasting his or her time.

    Book review: ‘How to Become a Good Creature’ by Sy Montgomery

    June 13th, 2019

    “How to Become a Good Creature” is subtitled “A Memoir in 13 Animals.”

  • Book review: ‘The Woman in the Window’ by A.J. Finn

    June 6th, 2019

    Anna Fox has agoraphobia. She can’t leave her house, so she spends her days drinking wine, playing chess on her computer and watching her neighbors.

    Book review: ‘The Woman in the Woods’ by John Connolly

    May 30th, 2019

    John Connolly’s “The Woman in the Woods” is a book for the Stephen King fans, as it is a mix of mystery and the supernatural.

    Book review: ‘Murder in Wisconsin’ by Larry Scheckel

    May 23rd, 2019

    Larry Scheckel is a former science teacher who writes a newspaper column called “Ask a Science Teacher” for the Tomah Journal and Monitor-Herald.

    Book review: ‘The Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

    May 9th, 2019

    Guernsey Island is one of the Channel Islands between Great Britain and France. During World War II, it was occupied by the Germans in their attempt to invade Great Britain as part of their effort to gain control of all of Europe.

    Book review: ‘The Guise of Another’ by Allen Eskens

    May 2nd, 2019

    James Putnam is killed in traffic accident through no fault of his own. The cause is strange, to say the least, but since its only bearing on the story is the demise of James, whoturns out not to be James, we’ll leave it alone.

    Book review: ‘How the Light Gets In’ by Louise Penny

    April 25th, 2019

    Inspector Beauvoir is no longer Chief Inspector Gamache’s right-hand man.