Monthly Archives: July 2012

It’s Chinatown

Eat a Bowl of Tea by Louis Chu came to my attention a while back when TCM broadcast the movie by the same name.  Published in 1961 by a Chinese-American, the story tells a history I was previously unaware of … Continue reading

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Where For Art Thou Romeo?

My friend Joan recommended Juliet by Anne Fortier and I’m so glad she did!  Who doesn’t know the famous story of Romeo and Juliet?  This mystery novel offers an entirely new spin on the origin of the famous story of … Continue reading

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Hush

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by        Susan Cain is my new favorite book.  I’ll go out on a limb by saying I think the majority of the followers of this blog … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue

The Fourth of July is a great time to read The President’s House by Margaret Truman. The history lover in me truly enjoyed this book.  I learned many things I did not know about the White House and its inhabitants … Continue reading

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