Book Review

pH: A Novel

By Nancy Lord

An intrepid — and flawed — biologist sounds the alarm about looming environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Alaska.

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The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017

Edited by John Joseph Adams and Charles Yu

Twenty clever tales for fans of the fantastical.

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Gritty, mid-century Charm City comes to life in this rich collection of stories.

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A radiant, nuanced story of family, addiction, and race in the Mississippi Delta.

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The Crows of Beara: A Novel

By Julie Christine Johnson

A story about an outsider’s view of contemporary Ireland and the trade-offs a rural community faces.

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This ambitious work uses a dual storyline to contemplate how far people are willing to go for their beliefs.

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Beast: A Novel

By Paul Kingsnorth

A deeply philosophical tale that explores the grey areas between reality and fantasy.

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Forest Dark: A Novel

By Nicole Krauss

This ambitious meditation on spiritual transcendence and self-reflection hits all the right notes.