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June 09, 2021

In this issue, we have five-star reviews for the latest novels by two award-winning authors — Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri and Monkey Boy by Francisco Goldman. We also have multiple debut novels that scored five stars from our reviewers, including The Final Revival of Opal & Nev and Things We Lost to the Water. Plus a new Wordplay and more inside.

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The Evolving Definition of PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a central theme in Elizabeth Strout's novel Anything is Possible, a condition clearly experienced by Vietnam vet, Charlie Macauley, but also by other characters. Returning to Amgash, the scene of her abusive childhood, causes Lucy Barton to have a full-blown panic attack. Lucy's parents may also have suffered from PTSD – her father as a result of service in World War II, and her mother from her own abusive family background, suggested in Strout's previous novel, My Name is Lucy Barton, when Lucy's mother cannot touch her own daughter and explains ...
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