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Words to Live By

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe isn’t a new book, but it is a beautiful one which touched my heart. It is a memoir based on the author’s relationship and experiences with his mother after she … Continue reading

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Top Novels Read in 2017

Past Imperfect by Julian Fellows Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami Us … Continue reading

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What We Learn

Books for Living by Will Schwalbe is a book written for book lovers by a man who loves books. How gratifying it was to have come across it near the end of this year. It is a treasure trove of … Continue reading

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Migratory Tribe

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell is the first book of The Corfu Trilogy which some of you may recognize from the PBS serial based upon it. The memoir is derived from the author’s experiences prior to World … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Sexes

Paris for One by Jojo Moyes is a delightful collection of short stories. Short story collections rarely hold my interest, but the ones contained in this novel found me wishing for more. Jojo is another of my favorite contemporary writers. … Continue reading

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Footprints

The Deal of a Lifetime is a new novella by Fredrik Backman. The unusual story requires a short amount of time to read, but took me a good while to contemplate. Told in the first-person, a father with cancer meets a … Continue reading

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Till Death Do Us Part

Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner is one of the Top 150 Novels of the 20th Century. It’s author based the fictional novel on actual letters written by a well-known artist and author named Mary Hallock Foote who lived in … Continue reading

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