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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
read in December, 2014
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This memoir was almost literally unbelievable - I found myself constantly flabbergasted that someone could have grown up with parents who acted the way Jeannette Walls' parents had.

The genius in the writing is Ms. Walls ability to tell her story in s
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Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton
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I'm a sucker for a good memoir. When a person has had an interesting life, and they write honestly from the heart, I'm in. And when it's written by a chef, you need say no more.

Gabrielle Hamilton has had enough experiences and obstacles to fill three
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Flash Boys by Michael Lewis
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My Michael Lewis man crush continues - he can't seem to do wrong yet again. Taking on Wall Street is no task for the meek, and Lewis has found an engaging, fascinating, and informative way to do it with his latest work. Only this time he centers his
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
The Circle
by Dave Eggers
read in March, 2014
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This book felt like a guilty pleasure. I imagine it as the silicon valley tech version of the chick lit genre.

But I must admit I did enjoy some of the sci-fi futuristic portrayals of inventions and how technology will improve/ruin our lives (usually
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The Circle by Dave Eggers
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Endurance by Alfred Lansing
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Alfred Lansing's nonfiction account of the 1914 Antarctica expedition of Ernest Shackleton ranks as one of the best and most harrowing stories I have ever read. Back in the era before commercial airplanes, cell phones, and satellite/GPS devices, it w
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