#NewBookAlert: February 19-23, 2018

My weekly collection of new and notable books for your pop culture pleasure and edification: #ReadMoreTweetLess.

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai (Dutton, Novel on sale February 20): If you haven’t read All Our Wrong Todays in hardback it is out TODAY in paperback so you have an opportunity to right that wrong. It’s also a book with a time machine so if that’s true then you’ll always have time to read this excellent novel. #NewBookAlert for February 20, 2018

Race Matters, 25th Anniversary: With a New Introduction by Cornel West (Beacon Press, Nonfiction on sale December 5, 2017): well 25 years later…”new.” Recommended Reading for Black History Month. (And life aside from this month…any Cornel West is Recommended Reading. #NewBookAlert for February 21, 2018

The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures by Antonio Damasio (Pantheon, Nonfiction on sale February 6): The Strange Order of Things: Life, Feeling, and the Making of Cultures…I ah I’m not sure if I’ll get everything this book is suggesting but it seems fascinating. #NewBookAlert for February 22, 2018

Dear Current Occupant: A Memoir by Chelene Knight (BookThug, Biography on sale March 1): this book is a “nonfiction memoir about home and belonging set in the 80s and 90s of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.” Seems kinda fresh. #NewBookAlert for February 23, 2018


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