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A disappearance in Damascus
Read and recommended by Connie Hill
A Disappearance in Damascus: A Story of Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War by Deborah Campbell
The true story of friendship and courage, A Disappearance in Damascus also provides insight into the present refugee crisis.  Connie tells me it’s a great read.

New non-fiction
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong
Why the Wheel is Round: Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move by Steven Vogel
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: true tales to make you laugh, chortle, snicker and feel inspired, edited by Matt Jackson

New fiction
The One Man by Andrew Gross
Life Among the Lutherans by Garrison Keillor, new-to-us Lake Wobegon stories
The Mandibles, a family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver
The Moscow Option: An Alternative Second World War by David Downing
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
Peacekeeping by Mischa Berlinski
The Letter Writer by Dan Fesperman