Category Archives: Historical

  1. Review: Home by Leila S. Chudori, translated by John H. McGlynn

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    May 8, 2017 by Zoë

    Home, the English-language translation of Pulang by Leila S. Chudori, is about what happens to Indonesian communists who happen to be outside of Indonesia when the communist purge of 1965 begins taking place.

  2. Review: The Ballroom by Anna Hope

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    March 13, 2017 by Zoë

    The Ballroom by Anna Hope follows their lives in the asylum: they’re not mad and they’re going to get out.

  3. Review: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

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    September 26, 2016 by Zoë

    In Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee, Mercy is determined to move beyond her Chinatown roots and to create a better life for her family. To do this, she tricks her way into St. Clare’s School for Girls, a prestigious school in San Fransisco.

  4. Feature and Follow: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

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    September 9, 2016 by Zoë

    Meme hosted by Alison Can Read and Parajunkee.

  5. Review: The Book of Esther by Emily Barton

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    August 8, 2016 by Zoë

    Esther wants to fight to protect her home and her people, but how can she do that when she is a girl?