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Getting Life by Michael Morton
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This book makes me wonder how those who engage in prosecutorial misconduct can sleep at night, why those people are not prosecuted and given harsh sentences themselves, and how anyone can support the death penalty after hearing about these miscarriag...more
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Not to be Missed by Kenneth Turan
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I must confess that I read only the chapters covering movies I have seen and enjoyed. It was fun to learn a bit more about them. (If I had more reading time, I would have read the whole book, and maybe discovered some great films, but alas...)
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S Street Rising by Ruben Castaneda
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In addition to being a compelling page turner, this book is thought-provoking, maddening, and ultimately satisfying. It would be a great discussion title.
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The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
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A great read! If you enjoy the work of Laura Hillenbrand and Jon Krakauer, you will enjoy this book, too.
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The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith
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A heartbreaking, frustrating, and compelling book.
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The Splendid Things We Planned by Blake Bailey
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I read this book in two days -- couldn't stop! The writing is wonderful, the people are very real, and the whole thing is heartbreaking. This would be a great discussion title.
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Love Life by Rob Lowe
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A very pleasant read about a really cool person. I greatly enjoyed his insights and ideas about life.
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Kitty Genovese by Kevin Cook
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A well-written, illuminating book about a crime we all think we know about.
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Johnny Cash by Robert Hilburn
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The book is well-written and informative, but learning more about Cash's behavior... Let's just say that it didn't increase my respect for him.
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Alice's Piano by Melissa Müller
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The inspiring story of an amazing woman!
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Albert Einstein
“Love is a better master than duty.”
Albert Einstein

Voltaire
“Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire

Voltaire
Le secret d'ennuyer est celui de tout dire.
(The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.)"

(Sept Discours en Vers sur l'Homme, 1738)”
Voltaire

Eleanor Roosevelt
“A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

Abraham Lincoln
“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
Abraham Lincoln

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