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Wars of the Roosevelts by William J. Mann
" It's been a while since I've read about Eleanor, but I don't remember any of the earlier books, including Lash, as having such insight. If you are int ...more "
Labyrinths by Catrine Clay
" Donald wrote: "Always enjoy your reviews. I may pick this up some day but there is so much to read!"

Thanks. You can pass this one up. The topic is in
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Labyrinths by Catrine Clay
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Emma Rauschenbach Jung was one of the wealthiest women in Switzerland and Carl Jung was among the poorest men. Emma provided Carl with an elegant lifestyle and became his colleague. She performed analysis, wrote papers and was President of the Psycho
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The Invitation-Only Zone by Robert S. Boynton
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I was riveted, but not because this is a great book. It is an OK book. It was the topic that pulled me in. With the exception of A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's ...more
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The Reluctant Queen by Jean Plaidy
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I got what I wanted on this, which is more context for understanding the rise of Richard III.

As far as I can tell, Jean Plaidy sticks with historical record. I had to look up Anne’s kidnapping (the cookshop caper) to see if it actually occurred; I pr
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Ru by Kim Thúy
" It did read like poetry in English... good poetry... but it was a bad fit for me.

While I knew it would be a series of short stories {not my favored ge
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Ru by Kim Thúy
Ru
by Kim Thúy
read in March, 2017
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This book is a collection of short, poetic vignettes describing the author’s life in Vietnam and as a refugee after the fall of Saigon. Having read The Sympathizer I was looking for another fictional treatment Vietnam “after Vietnam”. I reserved it a ...more
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Wars of the Roosevelts by William J. Mann
Wars of the Roosevelts
by William J. Mann
read in March, 2017
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William Mann explores the personal differences between the Republican Oyster Bay Roosevelts and the Democratic Hyde Park Roosevelts. While he does not cover the political differences, he notes that despite the different parties, their progressive pol ...more
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The Mortifications by Derek Palacio
The Mortifications
by Derek Palacio
read in March, 2017
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This novel explores the ties of family, religion and place. The Encarnacion family is torn apart by the father’s commitment to a counter-revolution in Cuba. In a dramatic departure, Soledad takes the couple's twin children, Isobel and Ulises, to the ...more
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Mary's Mosaic by Peter Janney
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This book was written with a lot of passion by a boyhood friend of Mary Pinchot Meyer's middle son. The author remembers her warmth as they both grieved for that boy when he was killed by a car and the coldness of his own father who, he later learns, ...more
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