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January 2013

I have a book group, monthly discussions and reviews, also try to keep up with a long RSS list, paper copies of the NY’er, Time, Vanity Fair, Threads, Sunset, and The Register-Guard, our local daily, NYT’s, WAPost. Good reads is a nice place to keep track and I am, linked to facebook.  Here’s the 2013-2014 list:

  • Home Toni Morrison
  • The Swerve: How the World Became Modern  Stephen Greenblatt
  • In the Heat of the Day  Elizabeth  Bowen
  • Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?: Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World  Brian D. McLaren
  • Empire of the Summer Moon  S.C. Gwynne
  • Remarkable Creatures  Tracy Chevalier
  • Moon Tiger  Penelope Lively
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers  Katherine Boo
  • The Crying Tree  Naseem Rahka  Hopefully she will attend.

Here’s the 2012-2013 Book Group list:

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, David McCullough
They Came Like Swallows, William Maxwell
The Warmth of Other Suns, Isabel Wilkerson
A Good Man is Hard to Find and other Short Stories, Flannery O’Connor
The Emperor of All Maladies, Siddartha Mukherjee
The Last Picture Show, Larry McMurtrey
Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand
The Garden of Earthly Delights (Quartet of short novels), Joyce Carol Oates
Big Rock Candy Mountain, Wallace Stegner


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