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Reading Lolita in...
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cassarooni cassarooni said: "I keep making small grabs of time at this book. It takes me out of my current situation and simultaneously forces me to examine what's happening in my own day-to-day world by comparison. The lively discussions among the participants of the book-study...more "

 
Nonviolent Commun...

cassarooni cassarooni said: "I tend to gravitate toward non-fiction. A friend recommended this book after learning of the idea of non-violent communication. Subtitle: Create your life, your relationships and your world in harmony with your values. Nice book for reminders or new...more "

 

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan
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Honeymoon with My Brother by Franz Wisner
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Thunder Dog by Michael Hingson
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Fantastic story. Amazing man. Even more amazing dog. And the title reveals the joke.
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The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell by John Crawford
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The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer
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I fell in love with JR Mohringer when I read this book. Sweet. Heartbreaking. Hilarious. Amazing. True.
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Really, You've Done Enough by Sarah  Walker
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This is not a self-help book, as the subtitle suggests. That's just part of the wit that this author brings to the pages of a great read. If you've launched a kid into the world recently, read it for some perspective and to deepen those laugh lines y...more
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102 Minutes by Jim  Dwyer
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This is another book I keep picking up and putting down. It's SO intense. But also SO incredible to read. I do not recommend this for anyone who was directly affected by the events of 9/11 in NYC, but those of us who just heard about it on the news s...more
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Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo
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As a long-tiime Paul Newman fan, I saw the movie then had to read the book. Since then I've been a great fan of Richard Russo. I also love Risk Pool -- probably my favorite of his.
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The Grace That Keeps This World by Tom Bailey
The Grace That Keeps This World
by Tom Bailey
read in October, 2006
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Great story. I grew up in a house full of women, so a look into the experiences of men as they relate to each other in different ways (father/son, brothers, etc) fascinates me. Bittersweet story. Small-town setting. All of these things attract me, ap...more
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Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
Holidays on Ice
by David Sedaris
read in December, 2004
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In 2004 I was in a relationship where partner and I had very different ideas of what the holidays should look like. He's all about family and one-up-manship in the category of who brought the most unique/popular gift and who created the best dish for...more
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