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The Richest Woman in America by Janet Wallach
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Arthur & George by Julian Barnes
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
read in August, 2012
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Wow. This life story was very unsettling. I alternated between disgust and awe with each turn of the page. The miserable squalor that these kids grew up in deeply saddened me, made me angry at their parents who subjected them to constant hunger, and...more
Austin is on page 52 of 288 of The Glass Castle: Just read the part about dragging the piano through the house. "I was only doing 25!" Hilarious.
The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
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Legacy of Ashes by Tim Weiner
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Enemies by Tim Weiner
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
The Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes
read in August, 2012
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I just happened upon this book and what a delight. I chose the book in part because it won the Man Booker award in 2011, but I will continue to read just about anything Julian Barnes writes now that I've found him. This book was saturated with well-...more
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Imagine by Jonah Lehrer
Imagine: How Creativity Works
by Jonah Lehrer (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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This was an interesting explanation of the latest research about what circumstances are conducive to fostering creativity. Some were unsurprising to me, such as traveling helps you think about things differently and thus spawns creative bursts. Othe...more
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Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams
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