Jim's Favorite 5 Reads in 2018

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There There: A novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525520375
Availability: Backordered
Published: Knopf - June 5th, 2018

It's been a long time since a novel has had this much of an impact on me. My favorite work of fiction this year.

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On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525560326
Published: Viking - September 4th, 2018

Deray lays out how much work we have to do to bend the arc towards justice, gets deeply personal and vulnerable, and in the end produces a message that is more affirming than the current climate would have you think.

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A Love Song, a Death Rattle, a Battle Cry Cover Image
ISBN: 9781943735334
Availability: Ships quickly (1-7 days)
Published: Button Poetry - February 20th, 2018

Poems, essays, and lyrics that are clever, urgent, thought-provoking, and fearless.

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X-Men: Grand Design - Second Genesis (X-Men: Grand Design by Ed Piskor #2) Cover Image
By Ed Piskor (Text by)
ISBN: 9781302904906
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Published: Marvel - October 30th, 2018

This is a wonderful love letter to comics greatest soap opera and social metaphor, a quirky streamlining of a twisty-turny continuity, and just a marvelous example of the comics medium. 

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Citizen Illegal Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608469543
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

A collection of poems that flows with rhythm like a concept album, and provides a view of a unique life-experience.