The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America, by Anita Hannig @ NYJB

“The Day I Die is an informative and accessible addition to the literature of death and dying. Hannig, as an anthropologist, explores the various roadblocks and challenges facing individuals who seek to die with dignity.” Continue reading The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America, by Anita Hannig @ NYJB

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Monday with the Supremes: When Freedom Speaks, by Lynn Greenky @ NYJB

“When Freedom Speaks by Lynn Greenky is an excellent introduction and exploration of the contentious field of First Amendment jurisprudence. Both entertaining and educational, it provides the knowledge necessary for an informed electorate.” Continue reading Monday with the Supremes: When Freedom Speaks, by Lynn Greenky @ NYJB

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Translation Tuesdays: Voroshilovgrad, by Serhiy Zhadan @ nyjb

“Recommended reading for those looking for a more lighthearted take on a region riven by suffering and war. Voroshilovgrad is yet another example of Ukraine’s cultural uniqueness and its post-Soviet literary scene.” Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Voroshilovgrad, by Serhiy Zhadan @ nyjb

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Translation Tuesdays: Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa @ nyjb

“Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa recounts a disastrous event in the past, but it is also highly relevant in this era of disinformation, extremism, and violence.” Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa @ nyjb

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Wednesday Poetry Corner: Junk by Tommy Pico @ NYJB

“Tommy Pico brings his unique personal perspective to this volume. He explores, once again, what it is to be Native American and gay in the United States at that weird moment in history prior to the pandemic.” Continue reading Wednesday Poetry Corner: Junk by Tommy Pico @ NYJB

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Translation Tuesdays: Eve Out of Her Ruins, by Ananda Devi @NYJB

Set in the criminal shadow world behind luxury hotels, Eve Out of Her Ruins by Ananda Devi follows four friends in their attempt to transcend the poverty and violence of their surroundings. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Eve Out of Her Ruins, by Ananda Devi @NYJB

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