Book Review

And So Is the Bus: Jerusalem Stories

By Yossel Birstein; translated by Margaret Birstein, Hana Inbar, and Robert Manaster

Spare tales of fascinating, fleeting encounters.

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The Cabaret of Plants

By Richard Mabey

A fascinating, compulsively readable look at the lives — both outer and inner — of the flora all around us.

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    Sweetgirl: A Novel

    By Travis Mulhauser

    A flawed but captivating tale of bravery and loss set in a fictional Michigan town.

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    A unique, sometimes tedious retelling of ancient tales

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    In Another Life: A Novel

    By Julie Christine Johnson

    A tale of redemption, love, and time-travel in the South of France

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    Three & Out

    By Joye Shepperd

    A trio of questions for Hannah Rothschild

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    Chaos of the Senses

    By Ahlem Mosteghanemi; translated by Nancy Roberts

    A diaphanous Algerian tale as lush and evocative as a poem.

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    The Ex: A Novel

    By Alafair Burke

    Can a savvy defense lawyer exonerate her former fiancé accused of murder?

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    Taking a hard look at the U.S. and other countries' ill-conceived embrace of confinement.