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Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die by Willie Nelson

Subtitled, Musings From The Road, Willie relates his life as a musician and songwriter. Interspersed with song lyrics, jokes and numerous sections contributed by his biological and extended musical family (or tribe), the book is an enjoyable and humorous view of the artist who has been writing and playing for almost 80 years.

~Mike

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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanthi

I had seen an interview by the authors wife Lucy Kalanthi on tv. Their story touched my heart and I knew I wanted to read Paul’s book. 53 more words

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Old Herbaceous by Reginald Arkell

A sweet old book written in 1951. It is the tale of an orphan who is saved by a family in a small England town around WWI. 51 more words

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The Year of Less: how I stopped shopping, gave away my belongings, and discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store by Cait Flanders

Cait is a binge consumer. She challenged herself, over several years, to give up certain things she was addicted to. The first was alcohol. She is an alcoholic and would frequently have alcoholic blackouts. 171 more words

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Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman's Search for Balance by Iris Graville

Choosing to take a break from her career as a public health nurse, Iris quits her job and convinces her husband and twin children to move to Stehekin. 100 more words

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect - An Illustrated Biography by Alexander O. Boulton

Although this is in the J BIO collection, it is not a simplistic offering. The author covers Wright’s life from childhood until his death at 91 years of age, covering his definition of American Architecture, as well as his global influence, especially in Europe and Japan. 88 more words

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The Art Of Learning by Josh Waitzkin

The author will be remembered as the child chess prodigy that the movie Searching For Bobby Fischer was based on. This is his story of how he “learned” to be a world champion chess master and subsequently a National and World Push Hands martial arts champion. 42 more words

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