Book Reviews by Melanie Bishop

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“Given the recent happenings in Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s hard to imagine a more relevant release date for this lovely, important book. This is a book for our time.”

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“beautifully written narrative. . . . Menkedick is a writer to watch.”

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“He’s a talker, the angry man, talks the whole time. Talks as he picks me up in his pretend cab, talks as he turns the wrong way . . . talks as he extends his hand with a knife.”

Image of Falling: A Daughter, a Father, and a Journey Back

The words child and chemo should not be uttered in the same sentence; yet any memoir written by a father about his five-year-old daughter’s cancer is going to attract readers.

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In On My Own, Diane Rehm shares with readers her experience of early grief after losing John Rehm, her husband of 54 years.