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Republic of Noise by Diana Senechal
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How to Read Churches by Denis McNamara
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absolutely stunning and quite comprehensive for such a diminutive book - it assumes the reader has basic architectural knowledge already and then builds on that perfectly.
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Is That a Fish in Your Ear? by David Bellos
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Comprehensive if slightly repetitious; accessible to the non-linguist and very thought-provoking.
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Blackout by Connie Willis
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Every time I read this, I find new layers and new connections. It never gets old.
Marie is on page 3 of 263 of Republic of Noise: "the chatter of the present, about the present, cannot always grasp the present."
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Luna Park by Kevin Baker
Luna Park
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This book kind of broke my brain, but not for the twist ending (I'm so proud of myself: I picked up on the first subtle clue). Parts of it were staggeringly beautiful, and more of it was staggeringly heartbreaking.

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The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
The Winter Sea (Slains, #1)
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I probably shouldn't have started with this one - it seems widely agreed that it's not one of Kearsley's best - and yeah, there are certainly some problems. What's with the stilted dialog in the historical portions? The wonky DNA memory thing? The fa ...more
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