Ishiguro, Kazuo. The Remains of the Day. Read by Simon Prebble. Tantor Audio, 2012.
Stevens is a dignified butler who has been given some well deserved time off from his American employer, Mr. 518 more words
Conant, Susan. Bloodlines. New York: A Perfect Crime Book, 1992.
This is one of those quick reads that you almost feel like reading over again because it goes by so fast. 460 more words
Busch, Frederick. Long Way From Home.New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
How to describe Long Way From Home? Part dark fairytale, part family drama, part commentary on mothers and adoption? 266 more words
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Adams, Alice. Caroline’s Daughters. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1991.
I have to preface this by saying this was a very quick read. The characters keep you glued to the page. 406 more words
Rhodes, Richard. Dark Sun: the Making of the Hydrogen Bomb. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.
Not being a scientist and being even less interested in making a bomb of any sort, I found some of Rhodes’s… 170 more words
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Richler, Mordecai. The Apprenticeship of Mordecai Richler. New York: Washington Square Press, 1959.
Duddy Kravitz is a third generation Jewish immigrant who reminds me of Kevin Spacey’s character in House of Cards. 256 more words
West, Rebecca. Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: a Journey Through Yugoslavia. New York: Penguin Books, 1982.
I have to say it otherwise it’s the elephant in the room. 225 more words
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