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    The Leavers
    by Lisa Ko

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    The day before Deming Guo saw his mother for the last time, she surprised him at school. A navy blue hat sat low on her forehead, scarf around her neck like a big brown ...

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    Detention Centers

    In Lisa Ko's The Leavers, the scenes of Peilan, the mother, abruptly transported to the fictional Ardsleyville immigration detention center are frightening. She is interned in an unheated room with other women, glaring lights on overhead 24/7. She's ... Beyond the Book
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    Wonderful Feels Like This
    by Sara Lovestam

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    High school is hard; or perhaps, more accurately, growing up and finding oneself is hard. This is one of the truest universal experiences for us – no matter in what ...

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    Jazz, Sweden, and WWII

    While most people might think of Harlem, New Orleans, or Paris when they think of jazz music, Swedish jazz is the thread that binds the past and present in the lives of Steffi and Alvar in Sara Lövestam's Wonderful Feels Like This. Alvar is ... Beyond the Book
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    Blue Light Yokohama
    by Nicolas Obregon

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    Blue Light Yokohama, Nicolás Obregón's crime fiction debut, takes place in an exotic locale that becomes character, while spinning out a layered narrative vibrating ...

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    The Rainbow Bridge

    The Rainbow Bridge spanning Tokyo Bay plays a fundamental role in Blue Light Yokohama. It becomes almost a character, as if the 800 meters (2,625 feet) spanning Tokyo's Shibaura Pier to Odaiba's waterfront is a metaphor for crossing... Beyond the Book
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    Book Jacket: Inferno

    by Steven Hatch

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    The word "Ebola" sets off an almost visceral reaction in many of us; we think about the men, women and children infected by the virus and shudder at its most grisly symptom: ...

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    Deadly Viruses

    Ebola, the viral disease at the core of Steven Hatch's medical memoir, Inferno, is among the most deadly diseases in the world. It is not alone, however, in its lethality; other viruses are at least as likely to be fatal. There's some debate as to... Beyond the Book

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