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{Books in a Nutshell} April ~ June 2016

Oh my. Clearly spring was not reading season this year – though I’ve been dreaming all winter of me lying on a green lawn with my sun glasses and a book. 465 more words

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#AW80Books: "I'm on the hunt I'm after you" - Jiang Rong's 'Wolf Totem'

I recently read Rosa Liksom’s Compartment No. 6, for our Around the World in 80 Books reading challenge. Having arrived in Mongolia from Moskow on the Trans Siberian Railway, I fancied staying to explore the area for a while before jetting off somewhere new. 478 more words

Strength and Weakness

Book Review of Wolf Totem, by Jiang Rong.

Each generation grows a little weaker and more pathetic than the one before.  You probably can’t fix a car as well as your father did, while your grandfather repaired jeeps under fire in WWII.  901 more words

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