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Derek Brown
BookBrowse Reviewer

Derek Brown was an editor and contributor for two international development journals while serving in West Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Prior to his service, he worked at a small independent bookstore in Southern California for two years while doing freelance writing and editing on the side. His educational background is in Philosophy and Mathematics.

Books reviewed by Derek Brown

Dangerous Games (08/12/09)
Sunnyside (06/10/09)
Lowboy (04/22/09)

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  • Book Jacket: A Gentleman in Moscow
    A Gentleman in Moscow
    by Amor Towles
    It is June 21, 1922, and 33-year-old Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov is convicted of being a class ...
  • Book Jacket: I Contain Multitudes
    I Contain Multitudes
    by Ed Yong
    If a stranger were to accost you on the street and tell you that, from birth, you have never been ...
  • Book Jacket: Night of the Animals
    Night of the Animals
    by Bill Broun
    Debut novelist Bill Broun is a gentle, exquisite literary surgeon. His protagonist, 90-year-old ...

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    The Tea Planter's Wife
    by Dinah Jefferies

    An utterly engrossing, compulsive page-turner set in 1920s Ceylon.

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An intoxicatingly vivid portrait of colonial Kenya and its privileged inhabitants.

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