Books worth reading
The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
"The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway
This was a hefty book, worth reading twice.
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Capote can write - stunning, but you must be in the mood for this. I believe this book nearly caused him a nervous breakdown and I can see why.
"'He believed the dog was immortal.' So begins Susan Orlean's sweeping, powerfully moving story of Rin Tin Tin's journey from orphaned puppy to movie star and international icon. From the moment in 1918 when Corporal Lee Duncan discovers Rin Tin Tin on a World War I battlefield, he recognizes something in the pup that he needs to share with the world.
Rin Tin Tin (by Susan Orlean)