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Every big war generates its own literature – literature which often surpasses the best journalism in portraying the realities of the war experience. Julie Crittenden with the Park City Friends of the Library has this month’s book review – the first big book of the Iraq War: Kevin Power’s The Yellow Birds.
America’s rivers – controlled by dams, levees and dredging – at what cost? Amy Mills reviews Daniel McCool’s latest book, “River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers.”
John Irving’s 13th novel, In ONe Person, isn’t a book for everyone, even if you love Irving books. Trine Nielsen with the Friends of the Park City Library has this month’s KPCW book review.
Having given up surgery a dozen years prior, Dr. Marina Singh has no clue the next time she picks up a knife to save the life of a child, it will involve slicing apart a 15-foot anaconda. Barbara Bretz has this review of Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder.
Has it been a while since you’ve read a good story? Well, you’re in for a treat because Rick Bragg has packed a bunch of great stories in his national bestselling book, All Over But the Shoutin’. Suzelle McCuillough has this month’s KPCW Book Review.
Imagine driving your car, stopping for a red light and in an instant becoming totally blind. Barbara Bretz has this review of the book Blindness, a novel by Portuguese author Jose Saramago.
T. C. Boyle, one of the great American writers of our time, will make you laugh, cry and create suspense in your life with his latest collection of short stories, Wild Child. Veronica Miller has this month’s KPCW book review.
Last year’s winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature steps away from his dark, political commentary and lightens up with amusing satire in a book he wrote nearly 40years ago. Barbara Svoboda has this month’s KPCW book review of Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Mario Vargas Llosa.