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The Snow Child [by Eowyn Ivey]. It was good, very intriguing. It’s one of those books that sends you into another world, and I got lost in it. You’re never quite sure if is this really happening or if it’s a fable.”

Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist

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 <span class="cutline_leadin">Bad Feminist</span>. Roxane Gay. Harper Perennial. 336 pages. $15.99 in paper.

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    Fundraiser supports Read to a Child

    Drinking wine, eating cheese, meeting local author Brad Meltzer — and helping kids learn to love books. What’s not to like about Read to a Child’s fund-raising event, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Books & Books in Coral Gables?

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 <span class="cutline_leadin">Against Football:</span> One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto. Steve Almond. Melville House. 192 pages. $22.95.

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    Steve Almond considers football, our unkickable addiction

    The complex, excessive, tainted love for the game of football and its players, with all their brutality and excesses, is the focus of Steve Almond’s book. It’s an indictment, a self-excoriation and a provocative analysis of why so many Americans are hooked on this organized violence.

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