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The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet by Reif Larson| Sad, but Absolutely brilliant |Literati Bookstore
The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet: A Novel: Reif Larsen: 9780143117353: Amazon.com: Books
Into Love and Out Again by Elinor Lipman
An interesting read on endurance runners exploring running barefoot based on tribes that have been doing it for centuries.
Set amid the dark, dingy streets of Boston where the homeless sleep on park benches or regroup in shelters to survive another day, Nick Flynn has one last opportunity to engage his father, a homeless, self-proclaimed novel writer.
"So the more things remained the same, the more they changed after all." -- A Separate Peace, John Knowles
The Curious Incident of the dog in the Night-Time
susan jacoby when i was writing the economy white paper. interesting arguments
Anil's Ghost - Michael Ondaatje
"We’re going to be saved by what we seriously put on our agendas. We’ve got to believe in our beautiful, impossible blueprints."
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee of Monroeville, AL
The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian. Set in my hometown, weaves reality with fiction...literally.
I could definitely relate to Bill Bryson's "I'm a Stranger Here Myself" about returning to America after living abroad.
A definite late Christmas treat for myself when it's released Dec. 28th. found via poppytalk