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5 Books to Read in July


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The Underground Girls of Kabul

By Jenny Nordberg
A powerful account of Afghan women and girls raised to live as men in a segregated society where women have no rights and little freedom. The extreme sacrifices of Afghan women are told through these detailed, emotional case studies.

The Dying Grass

By William T. Vollmann
Vollman returns with the fifth book in his series about the “symbolic history of North America.” This one, about the battles between native peoples and European settlers, is told through General Oliver Otis Howard, a brave, tormented, Christian Civil War vet

A Cure for Suicide

By Jesse Ball
A man and woman move to a village where the woman teaches him simple functions—how to use a fork or how to meet another human being. When they finally venture out, the man meets a charismatic woman and begins to question all that he’s learned.

Confessions of the Lioness

By Mia Couto
A thrilling mystery about an isolated village in Mozambique whose beliefs are threatened when ghostlike lionesses begin hunting the women. An outsider marksman arrives to lead the hunt, but the fight soon becomes dangerous.

Circling the Sun

By Paula McLain
Beryl Markham, a record-setting aviator, is caught up in a passionate love triangle with safari hunter Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen, author of the memoir on which Out of Africa is based. Set against the majestic landscape of early-20th-century Africa.

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