A Season for Reading and Gratitude

A good book review tells the reader what the subject is, and whether one might want to read it. A better review invites the reader in as a participant in exploring the importance of a work and its success in achieving what it sets out to do. The very best kind of review will raise the reader’s eyebrow, or quicken her pulse, or elicit a grimace of dismay or a burst of chuckles. In the expanded Special Books Section, we offer you in this issue, I think you will be pleased to peruse many reviews of the very best kind🔒

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