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The Paul Street Boys by Ferenc Molnár
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Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman
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The King of Lies by John Hart
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First time author, the book is a quick read and a good mystery thriller. Nothing to write home about, but a good read for the plane.
Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron
Running the Rift
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Naomi Benaron, winning the Bellwether Prize for fiction, in her debut novel writes convincingly about what it was like for a Tutsi to grow up and live through the Rwandan genocide of the 1990s. I actually couldn't decide whether to give it 3 or 4 sta...more
The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
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I loved this story of Edmund de Waal, a potter by profession, who researches the provenance of some 250 netsuke (small Japanese carved objects, including a hare with amber eyes) in his family. The De Waal banking family are much less well known than...more
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
read in February, 2014
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I gave this a 3+ stars primarily for the reason that it brought back a lot of memories for me, having grown up at the same time as the main characters, plus I loved all the NYC places, many of which I had spent time at or visited, having grown up in...more
Wisdom Roads by Lawrence G. Muller
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Interesting reading for those who are interested in learning more about meditation. The author talks to a number of different "meditation masters" across the religions, and it is striking how much these religions are similar in some ways.
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Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman
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Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution
by Michelle Moran (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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Meh. Not much substance, and if I read historical novels I like more serious and in-depth history. Perhaps most interesting is how she got her last name, Tussaud, and it's not that exciting-about sums up the book.
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The Future of Ideas by Lawrence Lessig
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