Q&A: Kathleen Donohoe | Debut Spotlight, September 15, 2016

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Kathleen Donohoe’s debut novel, Ashes of Fiery Weather, offers a bold look at six generations of captivating women in an Irish American family of firefighters living in Brooklyn. Here, she answers questions on everything from her favorite characters to the facts behind her ­fiction.

Big Picture 2016: Ten Photography Titles To Pore Over

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A valuable reference that will delight those interested in photojournalism; an exceptional and unusual example of documentary photography; The Blind Photographer on the nature of photography and of vision itself

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Embracing Differences | Designing the Future

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Viet Thanh Nguyen, the Pulitzer Prize– and Carnegie Medal–winning author of The Sympathizer, on the future of diverse literature—taking the “norm” out of our literary value system.

Forever Fascinated by Family | Memoir

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Families continue to fascinate memoir writers, readers, and reviewers.

Armchair Travel: Place and Time | Wyatt’s World

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For armchair travelers, these five titles will transport them in time and place.

Nonfiction: Another Strategy in the Breast Cancer Wars | Xpress Reviews

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Another view of the breast cancer wars and its strategies; recommended for most patient health collections

Graphic Novels: Barker/Scheele, the Frouds, Gillen, Pushwagner, Rooum/Clementson, Vaughan | Xpress Reviews

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Queer is a primer on oft-complex ideas; a beautifully illustratedcompanion to the earlier work; a timely Star Warspurchase; fans of indie books and art lovers will embrace Soft City; once hotly contested revolutionary attitudes; an exciting romp through the 1980s

Asian History, September 2016 | Best Sellers

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Fiction from Fraser-Sampson, Mayor, Richman, and Debuter Palacio | Xpress Reviews

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The first of a promised, and promising, series from Fraser-Sampson; it never feels like Mayor is pulling the conclusion out of thin air; Palacio’s debut is one of those especially rare novels that will resonate with readers on an achingly deep level; Richman’s tale will appeal to those looking to find a quiet story, touched with a hint of feminist rebellion

E-Originals from Matthews, Moran, and Winters | Xpress Reviews

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Matthews’s latest builds up the scares in a deft way to keep readers absolutely riveted; Moran’s title is for readers who enjoy more swoon and less struggle; for Winters’s characters, their developing relationship is both hot and heartwarming