Christian Science Monitor’s Ten Best Books of September

10 best books of September: the Monitor’s books

From a true story of character reformation to a passionate primer on opera to an engaging fictional tale about a 1916 election, here are the 10 September books the Monitor’s book critics liked best.

9. A Mad Love, by Vivien Schweitzer
As a former classical music and opera critic for The New York Times, Schweitzer brings both expertise and passion to her guide to the essential elements of opera. For readers ready to engage with opera more deeply and more enthusiastically, this book will be a delight and an eye-opener.

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