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House and Home


Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo begins as the best fantasy novels do: with a map. A collection of locations exotic to most readers but not to us—Harkness Tower, Grove Street Cemetery, Beinecke Library—are tagged along the map’s greyscale streets, numbered …

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Re(li)gional Rail


Sometimes a book’s title all but forces you to pluck it off the shelf.

God and the New Haven Railway and Why Neither One Is Doing Very Well did that to me. (Okay, it was a metaphorical shelf; I ordered …

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