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A recurring feature showcasing recently released books that book clubs may find interesting.

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A fabulous fiction foursome for your summer or anytime read. Fascinated by issues of cultures crossing and clashing? Then you might want to read The Book of Jonas followed by A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar. Or vice versa. Longing for a mystery? Read here about the kidnappers of The Professionals. Explore an octogenarian’s search for Nazi loot hidden in the deep South in Don’t Ever Get Old. Enjoy!

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Looking for a great laugh? Have fun with Christopher Buckley’s They Eat Puppies, Don’t They? A taste for more serious fare? Try The Taste of War. And for a wonderful survey of Chinese martial arts, historian Peter Lorge will take you from the Shang dynasty to the present. Enjoy!

In these snapshots, you’ll find sexual exploitation; a downbeat novel about youthful frustration, disappointment and mistakes of the past; and a dark and stormy night when uninvited guests challenge propriety and expectations.

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Hankering for the blues? Longing to learn a tad more about murder how-to? Wanting to spend some more time with those "engines of change," the American automobile and what those engines tell us about ourselves and our history? Then today's snapshot is for you. Enjoy.

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A periodic feature from The Independent Staff, showcasing brief book reviews.

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A periodic feature from The Independent Staff, showcasing brief book reviews.

Book Blog

Today’s snapshots have fun with the all-American pastimes of politics and baseball.