Monthly Archives: June 2020

Last Tang Standing, by Lauren Ho, reviewed by Susan Petrone

Andrea Tang is 33 (almost), working to make partner at one of the top law firms in Singapore, and surrounded by good friends. She has it all except someone to share it with. Then she meets Eric, an older, sexy … Continue reading

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Members Only, by Sameer Pandya, reviewed by Susan Petrone

Raj Bhatt is a happily married Indian-American with the holy trifecta–job, kids, mortgage. He’s happy but hasn’t always felt like he fits in. When he says absolutely the wrong thing to an African American couple applying for membership to the … Continue reading

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2020 and 1596: How We Are (Still) Finding Links to Shakespeare through Maggie O’Farrell’s new novel “Hamnet”

Yet another way Shakespeare has infiltrated his way into our contemporary realities comes in the form of Maggie O’Farrell’s newest novel, Hamnet. While O’Farrell could not have predicted the current pandemic in which we find ourselves, the novel, with its universal … Continue reading

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Special Pride Month Episode of Lines from Loganberry with Ken Schneck and Robert Fieseler

Now live! Tune in to our podcast “Lines from Loganberry” for a special episode of our Intellect and Inspiration Local Voices series to hear author and professor Ken Schneck interview journalist Robert Fieseler. In honor of Pride Month, Ken asks … Continue reading

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Brevity and Memory: On Billy-Ray Belcourt’s “A History of My Brief Body”

Sometimes, a book comes along, and it commands that you dig into it with a pencil, highlighter, or post-its. You’re hungry to eat it up, and your brain enjoys the meal so much that it’s like the best food coma … Continue reading

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Books by Black Authors to Look Out For in 2020

This February, Loganberry Books hosted a reading “challenge” to encourage our customers to only read books by Black authors in celebration of Black History Month. I twisted it a little this year, in homage to N.K. Jemisin’s compelling essay “How … Continue reading

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New Episode of Lines from Loganberry’s Local Voices “Intellect and Inspiration” Series, with Louise Prochaska

Now live! Tune in to our podcast “Lines from Loganberry” for our second episode in the “Intellect and Inspiration” series to hear Local Voices manager Miesha Headen interview Prof. Louise Prochaska, a 1964 graduate of Notre Dame and professor of … Continue reading

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Ottessa Moshfegh and Intention: A Book (/Author) Review

Ottessa Moshfegh’s upcoming novel, Death in Her Hands, has been on countless “Most Anticipated Books of 2020” lists. Intrigued by the author’s reputation and the (campaigned) subject matter of the novel as a thriller, I opened up my advanced reader copy … Continue reading

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Local Voices “Intellect and Inspiration” Series on Lines from Loganberry, first episode with Dr. Kalra

Hello, everyone! Tonight on our podcast Lines from Loganberry, Local Voices manager Miesha Headen interviews Dr. Ankur Kalra, who is an interventional cardiologist and clinical researcher at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital. His collection of poetry, titled “Ibadah: When … Continue reading

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Launching “Lines from Loganberry” – the Official Loganberry Books Podcast

We couldn’t be more thrilled to begin our journey in audio to stay connected with you through these ever-shifting, odd times. Our new podcast series “Lines from Loganberry” will connect you to new books, feature staff picks, reveal niche stories … Continue reading

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