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Poetry of the Taliban - challenge your preconceptions of the Taliban & learn about their poetic traditions.

Book Club ~ Annabel by Kathleen Winter - Older Mommy Still Yummy

Book Club ~ Annabel by Kathleen Winter

Their fates were linked by the magical Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, nicknamed the “White City” for its majestic beauty. Architect Daniel Burnham built it; serial killer Dr. H. H. Holmes used it to lure victims to his World’s Fair Hotel, designed for murder. Both men left behind them a powerful legacy, one of brilliance and energy, the other of sorrow and darkness.

The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson-Historical fiction set at the Chicago World's Fair. Learned alot about architecture and Chicago World's Fair . Also a crime novel about the first Chicago serial killer.

9 books to read next if you loved Gone Girl

If You Loved 'Gone Girl,' Try Reading These 9 Other Books, Too

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The Known World, Edward P. Jones  One of the best and most important historical novels tackling slavery — and, in particular, the bizarre niche of black slave owners — The Known World is surprising, crushing, and required reading for anyone trying to live in America today.

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The known world / Edward P. Jones-- 2004 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction

A comic novel in an academic setting, this book doesn't extend the genre. It's entertaining, and the characters are boldly constructed from some pretty extreme points on the human spectrum, but it isn't a book to re-read or ponder long.

“On Beauty” by Zadie Smith

I'm in the thick of this story and enjoying it so much! Zadie Smith builds characters that are cripplingly real and vulnerable. It's a painful delight to feel compassion for them.

See Now Then (Hardcover) by Jamaica Kincaid

See Now Then: Jamaica Kincaid:

This woman is a Canadian gem!! Her books are always a great read!

margaret laurence - a bird in the house (the manawaka series)