Book Review

Pleasantville

By Attica Locke

Reluctant lawyer-activist Jay Porter is back in this politically charged mystery set in 1990s Houston.

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A peek at what's coming up in the Independent this week.

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    A quick recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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      A fact-filled look at the United States' so-called first "Age of Terror."

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      Trapped in a foreign country with no proof of identity, a young woman is swept into a series of adventures.

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      The consummate storyteller is brought alive in this new biography.

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      The Fishermen

      By Chigozie Obioma

      The rich imagery and descriptive language in this debut novel will transport readers to life in 1990s Nigeria.

      Author Q&A

      The author of the popular Boone Daniels series discusses drug cartels, screenwriting, and the perfect fish taco.

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      A gripping account of the U.S. government's unfortunate use of contractors during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.

      Author Q&A

      The popular romantic-suspense novelist discusses genre, character development, and her workaholic nature.

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      The Queen’s Caprice: Stories

      By Jean Echenoz; translated by Linda Coverdale

      An interesting, uneven collection of tales from the French master.