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Outline by Rachel Cusk
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Well, nothing particularly happens in this book, and it's basically one-sided conversations that do not resemble how anyone actually speaks, but I quite liked it. The narrator is visiting Athens for a few days to teach a writing course, and everyone ...more
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American War by Omar El Akkad
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Doc by Mary Doria Russell
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by Mary Doria Russell (Goodreads Author)
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A fictional accounting of John Henry "Doc" Holliday, mostly of his time in Dodge, Kansas. It is a sad story of a very talented man slowly dying from tuberculosis his entire adult life, until his death at age 36 in Glenwood Springs, not far from where ...more
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Pops by Michael Chabon
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Dreamland by Sam Quinones
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An informative and harrowing dive into to two phenomena that conspired to make a perfect storm of opioid addiction in the US: the reckless and pervasive overprescription of opioids starting in the late 1990s, and the formation of a brutally efficient ...more
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At Home by Bill Bryson
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I am almost certain that this is how this book came to be: Bill Bryson keeps files of interesting books and articles and topics that over time accumulate. He thought it was time to clear out the files and strung all the topics together into a book he ...more
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Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
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A fascinating and tragic story about the horrible things some people will do if you dangle some money in front of them. The Osage tribe had the good/terrible fortune that the dusty, barren, good-for-nothing reservation land that the US plunked them o ...more
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Gilda Trillim by Steven L. Peck
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American Prometheus by Kai Bird
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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A truly moving coming of age story about a young Indian boy and the choices he makes to reach beyond his rez. It is a very sad and hard thing to leave one's people and reach for something that one sees as healthier. This was a tender and lovely and i ...more
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