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The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-term Health
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" by Alexandra Sokoloff This has been a heavy week. Like a good part of the rest of the world, I’m heartbroken over the loss of the incomparable Robin Williams.  I'm surprised at the depth of my feelings. Of course the loss is massive. He was..." Read more of this blog post »
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Met Her on the Mountain by Mark I. Pinsky
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I have mixed feelings about this book, which I read pretty quickly. I love learning about North Carolina history, and this book even had a Duke connection (the author is a Duke grad). Learning about the Madison County political machine and corruption...more
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Miss Minimalist by Francine Jay
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Lots of good reminders as I work on cleaning and decluttering a bit before the new semester starts. I think the book could've been shorter though, as some of the points got repetitive.
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Laughter of Dead Kings by Elizabeth Peters
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This is the first in this series that I've read (listened to), but I get the impression from other reviewers that it's the last. I wonder if I should've read some books earlier in the series first to get more out of The Laughter of Dead Kings, becaus...more
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