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Treatises on non-romantic matters of the heart

Treatises on non-romantic matters of the heart

By JOHN VAALER

April 22, 2020

These three book recommendations offer action, thrill, research, and of course, love and relationships in their various forms.

A quarantine reading list for the lonely

Stack of books with a side of strawberries and house plant.

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR

April 16, 2020

These six books deal with feelings of isolation, grief, confusion and interdependence that many may be experiencing while social distancing.

Book Review: ‘The Raj Quartet’

Book Review: 'The Raj Quartet'

By JOHN VAALER

April 2, 2020

Paul Scott's series about the last days British Crown rule in India tackles racism and colonialism with action, beautiful prose and dark humor.

An ode to Wodehouse

An ode to Wodehouse

By JOHN VAALER

March 5, 2020

Two generations after his death, P.G. Wodehouse's smart, funny, character-driven prose deserves a revisit.

‘Quicksand’: If ‘Gossip Girl’ went courtroom drama

'Quicksand': If 'Gossip Girl' went courtroom drama

By ELSA KORPI

February 13, 2020

Set in Stockholm, Malin Persson Giolito's novel details a murder trial, highlighting the role of class in its narration.

The Librarian Is In

By KATRINA SPENCER

September 20, 2018

Katrina Spencer shares her thoughts on a work she describes as both a bildungsroman and a memoir.

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