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THE OTHER WES MOORE: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore is a fascinating look at two boys who grew up in very similar circumstances; one ended up a Rhodes Scholar and the other ended up in prison for life. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-wes-moore-wes-moore.html
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Sarah Glidden's HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISRAEL IN 60 DAYS OR LESS is a thought-provoking graphic memoir about Glidden's attempts to understand the Arab-Israeli conflict during a trip to Israel. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-understand-israel-60-days-less-sarah-glidden.html
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DON'T LET HIM KNOW by Sandip Roy is a thought-provoking novel about modern-day India. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-dont-let-know-sandip-roy.html
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Love in a Headscarf is Shelina Janmohamed's memoir about her parents' arranging of her marriage as well as reconciling her feminist views with her religion. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-love-headscarf-shelina-janmohamed.html
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I absolutely loved (and laughed out loud) at the audio version of Aasif Mandvi's memoir NO LAND'S MAN: http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/audiobook-review-no-lands-man-aasif-mandvi.html
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Steph Cha's BEWARE BEWARE is a great noir novel and corrects many of the issues I had with the first book in the series. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-beware-beware-steph-cha.html
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GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY, HOLLYWOOD, AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF by Lawrence Wright is a well-researched and chilling account of the rise of Scientology. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-going-clear-lawrence-wright.html
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Today I review TOGETHER TEA by Marjane Kamali, a novel that stretches from the U.S. to Iran and back again. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/together-tea-marjan-kamali.html
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A BAD CHARACTER by Deepti Kapoor is a dark and spare novel about a young Indian woman who falls in love with an older man. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-bad-character-deepti-kapoor.html
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It had to happen sometime! My first 5-star review for 2015, SOPHIA: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand! 
Book review of Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary, a biography of Sophia Duleep Singh, by Anita Anand from S. Krishna's Books.
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THE UNQUIET DEAD by Ausma Zehanat Khan is a thoughtful and provocative crime novel that centers on the historical Srebrenica massacre: http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-unquiet-dead-ausma-zehanat-khan.html
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It's a sad coincidence that I reviewed AN IRANIAN METAMORPHOSIS by Mana Neyestani on a day people were murdered over free speech in France. This graphic memoir, about an Iranian cartoonist being jailed, is absolutely worth the read. http://skrishnasbooks.com/2015/01/book-review-iranian-metamorphosis-mana-neyestani.html
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Write book reviews at S. Krishna's Books - http://www.skrishnasbooks.com
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  • George Mason University
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