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George Crowder I take a break and go hiking...or go to the woodshop and build something...or play the guitar...or read a book...or start a new project. Eventually th…moreI take a break and go hiking...or go to the woodshop and build something...or play the guitar...or read a book...or start a new project. Eventually the answer comes to me-- so far!(less)
George Crowder The best thing is the writer's surprise and delight when the characters and story take on a life of their own.
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My second reading of this book left me with a very different impression. The author intends this examination of troubled chapters in our nation's history as a means of gaining hope that we can transcend the darkness of our current situation. Perhaps ...more
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A powerful, timely examination of the transformation of the American police force. Starting from confrontations with civil rights protesters in the sixties, police forces began to take on the trappings of robocops. This progression gained momentum wi ...more
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I quite enjoyed THE LAST BUS TO WISDOM, but found myself disappointed with this tale. Both involved first person narration by a near-teenage boy, but this lacked the freshness of LAST BUS, and instead came of as rather precious, or schmaltzy. A lot o ...more
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This is a powerful, groundbreaking book. Isabel Wilkerson introduces a persuasive frameworking for viewing America's legacy of white supremacy, white privilege, and institutional racism as much more than the residue of slavery. I found the section de ...more
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"Well, colour me disappointed. After the thrill ride that was Ian McGuire’s The North Water—that propulsive, addictive, historical adventure splattered with garish violence—I had high hopes for this follow-up. But The Abstainer, a police procedural se" Read more of this review »
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“Yeah, I know, the first-born is usually the anal worrier, but somehow my brother and I reversed roles on that. He’s chill and I stress—about grades, parents, ruptured appendices, venomous snakes, leprosy, girls, global warming, the national debt, the meaning of life, the meaning of death…”
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“Why do so many religious people feel an overwhelming compulsion to talk you into enlisting with them? It feels like one giant pyramid scheme.”
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