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1. Undercover: What We're Reading in July
“Sometimes I play the what-if game and wonder, what if we hadn’t moved to Sewickley when I got pregnant ... and what happened to us might never have happened at all.”
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2. Undercover: What We're Reading in June
Reviews of Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker and Abandoned Pittsburgh: Steel and Shadows by Chuck Beard
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3. Undercover: What We're Reading in May
Reviews of The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water by Cameron Barnett and Capp Road by Matt Borczon.
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4. Undercover: What We're Reading in April
A look back at "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh" as it turns 30, plus two literary events coming up in April.
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5. Undercover: What We're Reading in March
Reviews of "79" by Brian Broome and "Among Ruins" by Robert Gibb, plus two literary events coming up this month.
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6. Undercover: What We're Reading in February
The co-founders of Wigle Whiskey author a book on the history and current state of whiskey distilling in Pittsburgh.
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7. Undercover: What We're Reading in January
Reviews of "Challenges to the Dream" edited by Jim Daniels and poetry anthology “Nasty Women & Bad Hombres" edited by Deena November and Nina Padolf
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8. Four Books (with Pittsburgh Connections) That Make Great Gifts
Books make wonderful gifts; here are a few suggestions for your holiday celebrations.
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9. Undercover: Carousel: New & Selected Poetry & Fiction and Muskrat Friday Dinner
Reviews of "Carousel: New & Selected Poetry & Fiction" by Judith R. Robinson and "Muskrat Friday Dinner" by Scott Silsbe.
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10. Undercover: “Shopping Mall” and “Allegheny Cemetery”
Reviews of a new book about the history of shopping malls –– with special attention paid to a Pittsburgh-area mall that was home to a bunch of zombies –– and another that is a must for graveyard enthusiasts and budding zombie hunters.
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11. Undercover: ‘The Schenley Experiment’
A little while after the average freshman enters Schenley, he is aware of a new feeling, which pervades the atmosphere of the place, something which makes him extremely proud to be one of the Schenleyites. — “The Schenley Experiment: A Social History of Pittsburgh’s First Public High School”
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12. Undercover: ‘The Decade’ is a Wonderful Pittsburgh Time Capsule
Cue up your old vinyl copy of “The Decade Presents LIVE from the Corner of Rock & Roll Like U Was There” and crack open an icy bottle of Iron City before sinking into the pages of this very welcome excursion into yesteryear.
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13. Undercover: Two Great Reads for the Summer
New books by authors Joyce Tremel and Jacob Bacharach will help get your summer off to a great start.
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14. New Book Recounts Pirates Rise and Fall in the 1990s
The Pirates' fortunes began to change with the arrival of first-time major league manager Jim Leyland and future superstars Barry Bonds, Bobby Bonilla and Andy Van Slyke. So what went wrong?
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15. Book Review: ‘The Madhouse Effect’
”Right there, we had a prima facie case that we were warming the planet and affecting Earth’s climate system.” The Madhouse Effect
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16. Book Review: “The Light on The Wall” & “Jackknife: New and Selected Poems”
The early poems here share much in common with the characters found in Bruce Springsteen’s “The River” and “Darkness on the Edge of Town.”
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17. Book Reviews: ‘We Show What We Have Learned & Other Stories’
Clare Beams leads her audience into a twilight middleground of the dark corners of the imagination in this her debut story collection.
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18. Book Reviews: ‘Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town’
Sports Illustrated senior writer S.L. Price has created not only a thorough history of high school football in Aliquippa but also a meticulous chronicle of the labor movement and the rise and fall of industrial America.
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19. Spotlight: A Visit to Pittsburgh's Three New Indie Bookstores
The recent opening of these bookstores makes a bookshop crawl a remarkably simple and worthy endeavor.
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20. Book Reviews: “Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File”
​Wideman examines the little-known military trial and execution of Louis Till, who was convicted of rape and murder while stationed in Italy in 1945.
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