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reviewed: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
This is one of those books that give popular nonfiction a bad name. Which is unfortunate, because what could be better than b...
Outliers: The Story of Success - Malcolm Gladwell
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[World map created with Mapchart.net] The aim: To diversify my reading and read as many books as possible (not necessarily ...
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With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in uppe...
reviewed: 1491 by Charles Mann
This is an important book. The author compiles historical and archaeological research to provide a history of the Americas be...
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus - Charles C. Mann
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reviewed: The Center Cannot Hold by Elyn R. Saks
This seems to be the schizophrenia memoir, and it comes as no surprise that it’s written by a very accomplished, successful p...
The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness - Elyn R. Saks
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reviewed: Night at the Fiestas by Kirstin Valdez Quade
This is an intense literary short story collection, consisting of 10 stories mostly set in New Mexico, many but not all featu...
Night At the Fiestas: Stories - Kirstin Valdez Quade
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reviewed: An African in Greenland by Tete-Michel Kpomassie
This is the travelogue of a young man from Togo who determined at age 16 that he would go to Greenland, then spent the next 8...
An African in Greenland - Tété-Michel Kpomassie, James Kirkup, A. Alvarez
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Three stories into Bangkok Wakes to Rain, I had a bad feeling about the “novel.” You see, there's been this trend in publishi...
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reviewed: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
I don’t feel that I can rate this short, not-quite-chronological memoir. It’s certainly well-written, and deals with a lot of...
Heart Berries - Terese Marie Mailhot