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The Woman I Was Born to Be: My Story
I don't watch any of those talent shows - I've seen an occasional episode of one or the other, but I've never turned the television on for the purpose ...more
Oct 2013
Aug 17, 2013
Miracle: A Celebration of New Life
This huge book is beautiful. And it's accompanied by a CD of Celine Dion. I always enjoy listening to Celine Dion - some of her songs are fantastic an ...more
Nov 10, 2013
Nov 09, 2013
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
(response to Sarah:)
I really like your review - it's comprehensive and well-written.

My father, who is a professional musician, was given this book by
Feb 03, 2008
Jan 29, 2008
Leningrad: Siege and Symphony
Again, this is one of those books that it's really hard to give a star rating to - even when thinking purely subjectively. It's compelling reading, bu ...more
Nov 13, 2014
Oct 25, 2013
Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella
Zenobia is 4 and she loves all things "princess', so of course she was going to love this book. I've had to read it to her quite a few times. Myself, ...more
Dec 2013
Oct 25, 2013
K. D. Lang: Illustrated Biography
I'm not even sure if I'd recognise k.d.lang if I heard her on the radio - she simply never was part of my listening experience. However, I've heard of ...more
Jan 2004
Aug 24, 2014
An Equal Music
This was for Reading Seals, and I was so pleased because I might never have known of it otherwise. It's a love story and a story about music, and it's ...more
Aug 2007
Jan 01, 2010
Out of Silence: A Pianist's Yearbook
I was enjoying this book - Tomes writes well, and I like her practical style while talking about the life of a musician, something that few of us know ...more
Jan 15, 2013
Aug 20, 2010
A Musician's Alphabet
This is a set of 26 essays on different aspects of music and performance, written by a professional musician. She writes really well, is occasionally ...more
Mar 08, 2011
Aug 20, 2010
The Piano Tuner
I've no idea where I got this book title from, but it was in my list of Waiting to Read, and I borrowed it from the library (it was on hold for some t ...more
Feb 2007
Jan 01, 2010
If You Can Walk, You Can Dance
A friend of mine had been talking animatedly about this book, so I borrowed it from the library. Then she gave it to me for my birthday!
Aug 31, 2007
Jan 01, 2010
You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human
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Aug 31, 2014
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