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How to Read the Air
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The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss
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Not, in my view, a novel, but a well-researched and written story and a deeply engaged meditation on what it means to be a westerner. The closing resonated strongly with me- the closing question. Of course, I take issue with calling the location Elwh ...more
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The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
The Invisible Bridge
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I really liked her book of short stories and ran across this one not knowing what it was about. The setting was so compellingly drawn that the decisions facing the characters seemed utterly compelling and entirely oblique. When I finished the book I ...more
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Straight Man by Richard Russo
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Very funny
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The Mad Farmer Poems by Wendell Berry
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
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How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu
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Two for the Road by Jane Stern
Two for the Road: Our Love Affair with American Food
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read in September, 2010
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Great bedside reading. "and then they ate THAT," you find yourself saying, "and THAT, and THAT...." 12 meals a day across the USA.
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The Last Station by Jay Parini
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The Animal Dialogues by Craig Childs
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Another great book to pick up & read little sections out of. Short sections on his experiences with animals in the back of beyond. Very satisfying vicarious reading for people who don't like to be too hot or too cold. It is worth tracking the boo ...more
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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
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I re-read this this winter. I think it's one of my favorite novels ever.
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