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Chris Blocker

Literary snobbery and other thoughts by Chris Blocker

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Back Talk
Danielle Lazarin
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Isabel Wilkerson
Emma Glass
Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight
Margaret Lazarus Dean
The Family Under the Bridge
Natalie Savage Carlson


Tracks - Louise Erdrich There are some rich characters, beautiful displays of language, and interesting plot moments in Erdrich's Tracks. Unfortunately, there are also many characters and moments which drag on. In the end, I didn't think of this story as memorable, but Erdrich has strong potential, and I'll return to her someday for a another try.