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Bending with the Wind by Bounchoeurn Sao
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My mother, Karline F. Bird – a Goodreads author – has written a book, Bending With the Wind: Memoir of a Cambodian Couple’s Escape to America. You won’t find her name on the spine, although it is on the front cover. On the spine are the names “Sao a ...more
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Anita Whitney, Louis Brandeis, and the First Amendment by Haig A. Bosmajian
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When I started law school, I was given a copy of an article (Mark Herrmann, Revisiting the Basics: How to Write – A Memorandum from a Curmudgeon, The Advocate, Sept. 2001, at 28-29 (reprinted by permission from Litigation (Vol. 24, No. 1, Fall 1997)) ...more
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All About Machine Arts by Sew News
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I've been writing reviews on Goodreads for several years now, really with no notion as to how a book review is actually written. But I love to read and love to write, so I suppose I just reviewed books by the seat of my pants. Just this summer, howev ...more
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Incendiary by Chris Cleave
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I stayed up late reading Incendiary, by Chris Cleave, hours after my husband and daughters fell asleep. Since my husband had actually fallen asleep in the girls’ room while reading them their bedtime story, I was alone with this very disturbing book. ...more
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Morality for Beautiful Girls by Alexander McCall Smith
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I originally thought – unjustly – that Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Detective Agency series was all soft sunshine and lilting laughter, but I became aware of hints of something much darker in Morality for Beautiful Girls. I enjoyed Mr. McCall Smith ...more
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A Pattern Language by Christopher W. Alexander
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I found Christopher Alexander's book A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction absolutely and brilliantly insightful in its examination of what works in towns, buildings, and construction -- what, historically, is both pleasing and functiona ...more
The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin
" That author's name fits her title almost too perfectly (no, haven't read the book yet). "
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S. by John Updike
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I really enjoyed reading S., by John Updike. This epistolary novel is written by Sarah Price Worth, who is a descendent of Hester Prynne on Sarah's mother's side. Sarah is -- save for Hester's little indiscretion, which of course may well be the most ...more
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