Late spring reading, pt. 1 – non-fiction

Hiding out from the headlines? These non-fiction selections may not transport you above the gloom emanating from the news media, but they may illuminate contemporary themes in a deeply satisfying way. Freezing Order: A True Story of Money Laundering, Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath by Bill Browder picks up from his previous book Red …

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Escape from Trump 3.0 – real fiction

On a rainy October-like day, there's nothing like settling in with good fiction to escape from the Trumpian travails of our time. Here, in no particular order, are some of the books I've been reading over the past months. The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks is what The New York Times called "thundering, gritty, emotionally devastating." …

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