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Staff Book Review: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

I love reading about history, especially histories with unique perspectives! Traditional histories omit so much, and what we know has been carefully shaped by what schools usually teach and promote. The myths these texts create often overshadow the realities. “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of …
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Staff Book Review: Traitor’s Blade

“Traitor’s Blade” by Sebastien De Castell Why I Checked It Out: Three best friends, roaming the kingdom, looking for justice and purpose? With swords? I’m in. What It’s About: In the European-esque, medieval setting, the Greatcoats greatly resemble Jedi Knights. These …
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The Work of Denis Johnson

If you’re a Denis Johnson fan, part of the excitement about a forthcoming book is anticipating where he will take you this time. He is not an author to be pigeonholed. His wonderful novella, “Train Dreams,” was originally serialized in …
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