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newborns who will live more than eight decades, markets overflowing with food, clean water that appears with a flick of a finger and waste that disappears with another, pills that erase a painful infection, sons who are not sent off to war, ...more

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The Clothes On Their Backs by Linda Grant
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The Face of War by Martha Gellhorn
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La possibilité d'une île by Michel Houellebecq
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Lost Dog by Kate Spicer
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I cried so many tears

Beautifully and intensely written. I haven't had a dog in adult life, but this isn't really about a dog.It's about love, in its various ways.
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Margaret Thatcher by Charles   Moore
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The ultimate political biography

This is masterly. It changed my view of her in some important ways. Herself Alone, the title of the the third and last volume, is so true. How she was. Fascinating, accomplished, at times moving. One of the great prime
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The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Slavery is not arguable

A slavery novel. I cannot claim to understand. Very nicely written. But, somehow, pedestrian. Slavery is bad. African memories exist, and become other things in the stories of America. But I wonder, about the the story
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The Elementary Particles by Michel Houellebecq
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Science, and fiction.
The boy done it again, this time in c 2001. Two horrible men, half brothers, have horrible lives, and come to Bad Ends. The women of course are less important, and also come to Bad Ends. Horrible things happen. Lots of.science
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