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  • THE CASE OF THE SLIDING SPACESHIP
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A young sleuth observes and reasons his way to the true nature of an apparent UFO. His mom may claim that “not everything can be explained with logic and reason,” but those tools serve 10-year-old Art well—whether the mystery involves missing chocolate kisses (“The […]

  • AFGHANISTAN
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A comprehensive history of a storied nation held together by an alliance of tribal and political groups that threatens to dissolve at any moment.Afghanistan “emerged from the collapse of three great empires,” writes British historian Lee (The “Ancient Supremacy": Bukhara, […]

  • TIME IS THE LENGTH TO FOREVER
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Clovis’ (The Future Is My Past, 2017, etc.) memoir, filled with personal tales and accounts of different social justice issues, considers Princeton University and its city. Though the author seemed to conclude her Princeton-centric books with what she dubbed the Princeton Trilogy, her […]