Books

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Peter Kispert’s debut collection of short stories is linked together by characters who, in one way or another, lie to their loved ones. These lies are sometimes huge and elaborately maintained for months.

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In his new memoir, Broadway and TV producer Richie Jackson is unapologetic and unabashed while still maintaining a level of gentleness throughout.

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Stuck inside, days blending together, time practically slipping through our fingers, it is technology that we cling to during this unprecedented period. Our reality is grounded with technology. It allows us to remain connected to the outside world.

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Both of these novels, written nearly fifty years apart, concern women who go against the grain of society in ways that are, in the grand scheme of things, rather inconsequential. In doing so, these stories reveal the stakes of the everyday.

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“OK, Boomer,” I mutter, as I follow Laurence Cook, a senile Iowan farmer who foolishly attempts to divide his agricultural empire among his three daughters, with disastrous consequences.

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The other day I was cursorily perusing my housemate’s New York Times, and, amidst the portents of apocalypse, I came across an agitated letter to the editor in the book review. 

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“The Authenticity Project” gets its title from a notebook a lonely old man leaves behind. As he searches for authenticity in a world full of lies, he begins by writing his own truth in the pages of a notebook.

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Chills. 

Chills flowed through me before, during and after reading Jessica Care Moore’s book of poetry “We Want Our Bodies Back.”  

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Populated sparsely by cowboys and robbers, American folklore recounts the West as a lawless outer bound, tantalizingly wild, wide and undiscovered.

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In “A Citizen’s Guide to Beating Donald Trump,” David Plouffe offers succinct tips for the energized civilian to help their favored candidate ascend the White House steps. Each chapter gives insight into the general campaign process.