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Steve Kramer – The Syrian-born Jew who built a banking empire

Steve Kramer – The Syrian-born Jew who built a banking empire I received a pre-publication copy for review of A Banker’s Journey: How Edmond J. Safra Built a Global Financial Empire by Daniel Gross from the publisher’s representative. It’s

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The Best Reviewed Books of 2017 (So Far) | Literary Hub

With the year more than half way through, we at Book Marks thought we'd take a look back at the titles that garnered the strongest reviews since January 1st

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The best recent crime novels – review roundup | Books | The Guardian

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips; The Night Visitor by Lucy Atkins; Strange Magic by Syd Moore; Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham; Block 46 by Johana Gustawsson

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Harry Potter echoes in new books by Rainbow Rowell and Patrick Ness

We live in a post-"Star Trek" world, a post-"Star Wars" world, a post-"The Lord of the Rings" world, with these tales echoing throughout our current pop culture climate. It was only a matter of time before "Harry Potter&

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15 Chicago-set stories explore the darker side of humanity in Chicago Noir | Bleader | Chicago Reader

Local author Joe Meno's Chicago Noir: The Classics compiles stories from the likes of Stuart Dybek, Patricia Highsmith, and Nelson Algren—some more hard boiled than others.