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Louise rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Feed by M.T. Anderson
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by M.T. Anderson
read in August, 2015
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Written in 2002, author M.T. Anderson saw the internet as we know it today with the added dimension that it could be directly “fed” into a brain.
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d to tell when this takes place. Internet development is contemporary with banner ads, chat fun
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Louise rated a book 4 of 5 stars
King John and the Road to Magna Carta by Stephen Church
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He had lost all of England’s land in what we now call France. As he died England was in a civil war and fending off a foreign invasion. From the distance of 8 centuries, it may be impossible to determine what went wrong. On the 800th anniversary of t ...more
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Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
" Caroline wrote: "Louise wrote: "I read this book too, but my take was different. The leverage her employer is far beyond any feminist organization eit ...more "
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
" We'll have to wait 2 years to see if I'm right on the film.

The DeKooning was an eye opener for me. I had no idea of where he was from or how he came t
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Louise rated a book 3 of 5 stars
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2015
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I stayed with it since it’s a Pulitzer Prize winner and hundreds of readers have given it 5 stars. My criticisms may be a matter of taste, but I thought the characters were too vague, the time line unnecessarily confusing, the magic jewel did not wor ...more
The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
" I's like to read some good Latino-American literature. If you know of any authors, I'm interested. "
Louise rated a book 5 of 5 stars
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
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This unusual book was a Man Booker finalist for 2014 and received various other awards and nominations.

I can tell you without spoilers that the narrator, Rosemary Cooke, lost her sister at age 5. Her brother disappeared when he was in high school, s
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Oswald's Tale by Norman Mailer
" Thanks. I've gone through periods where I've been fascinated with this. There are so many mysteries to it. "
Louise rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Princess of Burundi by Kjell Eriksson
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This is an entertaining mystery that will keep you guessing. At the end, once you are on to the killer you are still guessing about how the author will wrap it up.

The story is told in a series of vignettes each focusing on a character who is associat
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Oswald's Tale by Norman Mailer
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In this epic work, Norman Mailer shows the complexity that is Lee Harvey Oswald and leaves the reader to determine: Did he have the soul of a Killer?

Mailer begins with Oswald’s trip to Russia and works backward through Oswald’s early family life, th
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