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Thirty Girls

Thirty Girls

Susan Minot

There were times I had to put this down because it was so intense. But the spare, gorgeous prose and fine detail kept me coming back. I was moved in a way I had almost forgotten I could be by a book. It was epic but accessible. The story was so far removed from my life experiences and yet I was deeply connected to it. It's the story of returning abducted children in Kony's Uganda. Told through the eyes of a returning captive, as well as an American journalist trying to make sense of the situation and her own life, it's brutal and alarming but told with such sensitivity and grace. She found the humanity in an inhumane world. Really spectacular. I’m looking forward to suggesting this to other people and changing their perspectives just as mine changed.

Station Eleven

Station Eleven

Prisoner's Dilemma

Prisoner's Dilemma