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"What Are You Reading?" Wednesday (November 26, 2014)

What are you currently reading?

I’ve wanted to read Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming since I first heard about it, but after National Book Awards, I knew I  565 more words

Girl Protagonist

Mark Wahlberg (1971-Present)

Mark Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, model, and former rapper. He was famously known as Marky Mark in 1991 as frontman with the group… 67 more words


A History of American Puritan Settlers: Sarah Vowell on The Wordy Shipmates (2008)

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Sarah Vowell, author of The Wordy Shipmates, lectures on the Puritans’ migration from England. For history enthusiasts this is a good lecture to peruse: 657 more words


Biography and Memoir: picks from our November newsletter

Our November Biography and Memoir newsletter brings you a bumper crop of biographies and memoirs for your reading delectation.


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It's Time to Meet Chester Arthur!

Chester A. Arthur often seems just another forgotten president of ambiguous importance who may, on a good day, have the name recognition of the Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance. 363 more words


Costa Book Awards - Biography shortlist

The Costa Book Awards Biography shortlist has been announced, all these are in stock if you like the look of them. It’s certainly a wide ranging list. 90 more words

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