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From the Library: ‘A Long Petal of the Sea’ is the immigrant story ‘American Dirt’ couldn’t be

May 2, 2020
CW writer Jenna Minser offers her review of "A Long Petal of the Sea"
From the Library: ‘Dear Edward’ is a love letter to those in grief

From the Library: ‘Dear Edward’ is a love letter to those in grief

April 19, 2020

From the Library is a regular column reviewing New York Times Best Sellers.  When deciding what to read on your next flight, I can decidedly tell you what not to choose: Ann Napolitano’s latest novel...

From the Library: Such a Fun Age

From the Library: Such a Fun Age

April 17, 2020

From the Library is a regular column reviewing New York Times Best Sellers.  Kiley Reid’s debut novel “Such a Fun Age” came into the literary world with a spark and a boom. One of the most highly...

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From The Library: “The Wives” twists with every page

February 4, 2020
From The Library is a regular column reviewing New York Times Best Sellers. 
CW / Joe Will Field

The New York Times didn’t ask my opinion: Where the Crawdads Sing

October 11, 2019
“The New York Times didn’t ask my opinion” is a regular column reviewing New York Times Best Sellers. 
CW / Joe Will Field

The New York Times didn’t ask my opinion: “The Turn of the Key”

September 17, 2019
When Ruth Ware, a master of mystery writing and one of my personal favorite authors, released the newest edition to her collection of bestsellers – The Turn of the Key – I was thrilled.
CW / Joe Will Field

The New York Times never asked my opinion: Reviewing bestseller “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine”

September 2, 2019
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine follows Ms. Eleanor Oliphant, a 30-year-old woman living in Glasgow, Scotland, and doing administrative work for a local graphic design firm. Eleanor is, to put it frankly, weird.
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UA graduate protests in Sudan as part of ongoing revolution

August 9, 2019
Ilham Ali, a recent UA graduate, spent the last two months in Sudan protesting as part of the ongoing political uprising in the country. For her, it wasn’t a hard decision: it was a matter of justice. 
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