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The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark
Meryl Gordon
End of The Chain: Life and death in the Aleutians
Robert Wallace Finlay
Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words: A Writer's Guide to Getting It Right
Bill Bryson
Seeing Further
Neal Stephenson, Margaret Atwood, Gregory Benford, Georgina Ferrey, Oliver Morton, Maggie Gee, Margaret Wertheim, Richard Fortey, John D. Barrow, Martin J. Rees, Philip Ball, Richard Holmes, Stephen H. Schneider, James Gleick, Simon Schaffer, Henry Petroski, Paul Davies,
Icons of England
Bill Bryson
Walking Away From Wall Street: From Corporate Bull to Building a Busines
Max Vishnev
Winter's Tale
Mark Helprin
To Marry an English Lord
Carol McD. Wallace, Gail MacColl
That Bear Ate My Pants!
Tony James Slater
Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Paul Clark Newell Jr., Bill Dedman

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess, Tom Hollander Over the years, I've tried to actually read A Clockwork Orange, but the invented language always threw me. I just couldn't get into it at all. Then, my son introduced me to this audio version - It Was Amazing! The reader does such an excellent job bringing it to life, the listener has no trouble, whatsoever, following the story even though so much of the vocabulary is made up. I highly recommend this audio version.

This book isn't on my top ten list of favorite reads, but it is on my list of most amazing reads. It is highly disturbing and shocking.