Random Review

Click here for a list of all of the books that were considered for the 2018-2019 Random Review season!

2018-2019 Schedule

September 12: Sometimes a Great Notion by Ken Kesey
Reviewer: Bill Robbins

October 10: The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl
Reviewer: Victoria Fridley

November 14: Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston
Reviewer: Bob Mason

December 12: Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder
Reviewer: Margaret Manoogian

January 9:  The Overstory by Richard Powers
Reviewer: Kathleen Dean Moore

February 13: Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Reviewer: Ramycia McGhee

March 13: What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by Laura Shapiro
Reviewer: Jan Roberts-Dominguez

May 8: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Reviewer: Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet

June 12: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Reviewer: Tammy Bray

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Previous Years

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