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Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
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Consider the Fork by Bee Wilson
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Mostly delightful, occasionally eye-opening, occasionally tedious history of cooking not from the perspective of what we eat but how we prepare and serve it. This is sneakily a book about how technology doesn't just give us new ways to do things, but ...more
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Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
Girl in a Band
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read in May, 2015
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel
A Place of Greater Safety
by Hilary Mantel
read in April, 2015
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Hilary Mantel is just incredible. She can make a conversation between two people about a third person as vividly grim and cruel as a scene where a mob decapitates an aristocrat. You get a lot of different viewpoints in this one, so you get to switch ...more
The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink
The Wallcreeper
by Nell Zink
read in April, 2015
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I had a hard time getting my head around this book. It's sort of less than the sum of its parts, though many of its parts are quite good and I'm definitely glad I read it. There are some beautiful images and clever, devastating turns of phrase, but i ...more
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Amor Towles
“As a quick aside, let me observe that in moments of high emotion....if the next thing you're going to say makes you feel better, then it's probably the wrong thing to say. This is one of the finer maxims that I've discovered in life. And you can have it, since it's been of no use to me.”
Amor Towles, Rules of Civility

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“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It's easy to say "It's not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem." Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.”
Fred Rogers

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2011 Reading Challenge
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