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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
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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,
Bill Bryson
Mark Helprin
Carol McD. Wallace, Gail MacColl
Tony James Slater
October 2015
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reviewed: The Space Between Us
Gosh, I began this novel with such high hopes!!! It contains some of the most provocative and lyrically poetic prose that I'...
The Space Between Us - Thrity Umrigar
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August 2015
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reviewed: Where'd You Go, Bernadette
I can't do any better than the reviews already here, so let's just say that I am happier, and I feel smarter than when I star...
Where'd You Go, Bernadette - Maria Semple
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reviewed: Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures
Disappointing. Not at all what the jacket led me to expect
Other People's Dirt: A Housecleaner's Curious Adventures - Louise Rafkin
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April 2015
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reviewed: Station Eleven: A novel
I shouldered through when I really should have set this one aside. It's not worth it, actually. This author could be groome...
Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
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December 2014
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July 2014
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November 2013
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reviewed: Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero
This is much less a "True Story of a ... Guide Dog... Ground Zero" than it is a "True story of a Blind Man..." but that's OK,...
Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero - Michael Hingson, Susy Flory
reviewed: Les Misérables
I am so sad that I'm finished with this book. I don't want to leave these people. Oh, and I want to run away with Jean Valj...
Les Misérables - Victor Hugo, Norman MacAfee, Lee Fahnestock
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February 2013
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reviewed: Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men
I have to admit that I couldn't finish this book, but I will someday. It makes me furious. What I don't get is why the wome...
Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men - Mara Hvistendahl
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February 2013
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January 2013
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reviewed: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
I've been interested in Henrietta Lacks ever since my college days (late 70's) and learned about Hela cell cultures. At that...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot
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January 2013
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reviewed: At Home: A Short History of Private Life
I can't get enough of Bill Bryson
At Home: A Short History of Private Life - Bill Bryson
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December 2012
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reviewed: We Took to the Woods
This book is really about nothing in particular. It's just the author's observations on life in the woods. However, it is e...
We Took to the Woods - Louise Dickinson Rich
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December 2012
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December 2012
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reviewed: Every Last Cuckoo
This book had such promise! The writer writes very well, but her ideas are somewhat all over the place. At some points, she...
Every Last Cuckoo - Kate Maloy
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December 2012
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reviewed: Gulliver's Travels
I read this about 30 years ago, and I loved this return trip through it. It's perfectly amazing to me how fresh Swift's comm...
Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift, Robert DeMaria Jr.
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December 2012
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November 2012
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reviewed: Dracula
I listened to the Craft Lit production - I liked it so much more than when I read it - Heather Ordover really brings so much ...
Dracula - Bram Stoker
reviewed: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
I was planning to be blown away by this novel.... however....It's odd. I couldn't put it down. Then when it was finished, I...
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz
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November 2012
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reviewed: Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion
My family and I just took a long car-trip, and listened to Pride and Prejudice on the ways there and back. We listened to Cr...
Omnibus: Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion - Jane Austen
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