Book Review

Freedom

By Sebastian Junger

An engaging but disjointed exploration of the meaning and costs of liberty.

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The author makes a strong case for the Left Coast’s creative primacy during the mid-70s.

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In this lively read, a journalist sheds objectivity and searches for riches alongside his subjects.

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The Falcon Thief

By Joshua Hammer

A wild tale of crime and punishment amid the world of raptors and rapscallions.

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This dense, scholarly work is not for casual readers.

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The World Turned Upside Down: A History of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

By Yang Jisheng; translated by Stacy Mosher and Guo Jian

A thoroughly researched account of the period often shorthanded as “China gone mad.”

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Salt Water

By Josep Pla; translated by Peter Bush

There’s a lot to say about fish in Fornells.

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Compassionate realism illuminates this account of a working-class seaside town in England.