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MARCH 2012

Miles from Ordinary

By Carol Lynch Williams

YOUNG ADULT - Lacey, 13, must deal with her mother's demons. ([EXCELLENT] May/June 2011)

The Origins of Political Order

From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

By Francis Fukuyama

GENERAL NF - In this grand historical survey, the former neoconservative charts the evolution of the state. ([EXCELLENT] July/Aug 2011)

Lee Krasner

A Biography

By Gail Levin

BIOGRAPHY - Levin examines the wife of Jackson Pollock as an artist in her own right. ([EXCELLENT] July/Aug 2011)

The Savage City

Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge

By T. J. English

HISTORY - English lays bare New York City's race relations between 1963 and 1973 through the eyes of a black teenager bullied into confessing to murder, a Black Panther, and a crooked cop. ([EXCELLENT] Sept/Oct 2011)

APRIL 2012

Please Look After Mom

By Kyung-sook Shin

LITERARY - An elderly country woman disappears in a crowded subway while visiting family in Seoul. ([EXCELLENT] SELECTION July/Aug 2011)

Say Her Name

By Francisco Goldman

LITERARY - Goldman's autobiographical novel captures the life of his young wife, whose life ended tragically in 2007. ([EXCELLENT] SELECTION July/Aug 2011)

The Family Fang

By Kevin Wilson

LITERARY - A family of performers are out to make a name for themselves--no matter what the cost. ([EXCELLENT] Nov/Dec 2011)

The Forgotten Waltz

By Anne Enright

LITERARY - The author of the Booker...

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