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The Library Book

I’ve taken a little break from book blogging, but I had to return for one of the best books I’ve read in a really long time: Susan Orlean’s The Library Book.


What happens when a software engineer at a Google-like company gets left a mysterious starter dough? She starts baking it. Robin Sloan's second novel, Sourdoughis weird. But a good weird.

The Buddha in the Attic

You may remember Otsuka from her debut novel, When the Emperor Was Divine, about the life of a Japanese-American family during World War II. This follow up is not as critically praised as the first, but captures a wider swath of experience.