By Bruce Clark
A detailed if not altogether necessary new history.
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North to Paradise
By Ousman Umar; translated by Kevin Gerry Dunn
A slim, sobering tale of one man’s journey to the “Land of the Whites.”
Tenacious Beasts: Wildlife Recoveries That Change How We Think about Animals
By Christopher J. Preston
What humans owe the creatures we dominate.
In Search of Amrit Kaur: A Lost Princess and Her Vanished World
By Livia Manera Sambuy; translated by Todd Portnowitz
A detailed look at a not particularly compelling figure.
Dust Child: A Novel
By Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
A veteran returns to Vietnam to search for those he abandoned.
Sell Us the Rope: A Novel
By Stephen May
Though heavy on facts, this work is light on fiction.