Grann, David. The Lost City of Z: a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon. New York: Vintage Departures, 2010.
Reason read: August is the driest month in the Amazon…or so they say. 219 more words
6 days, 15 hours ago
Cotterill, Colin. Anarchy and Old Dogs. New York: Soho, 2007.
Reason read: to continue the series started in May in honor of Laos Rocket Day. This is book four. 353 more words
1 week, 6 days ago
Mankell, Henning. The Dogs of Riga. Read by Dick Hill. Blackstone Audio, 2006.
Reason read: Sweden is beautiful this time of year.
Kurt Wallander is back! 190 more words
3 weeks, 3 days ago
Eames, Andrew. The 8:55 to Baghdad: from London to Iraq on the Trail of Agatha Christie. New York: the Overlook Press, 2005.
Reason read: in honor of the first electric train (July, 1835). 276 more words
1 month ago
Ghosh, Amitav. The Glass Palace. New York: Random House, 2001.
Reason read: Ghosh was born in July.
There is much love for Ghosh’s The Glass Palace… 209 more words
Gaskell, Elizabeth. Cranford. Read by Davina Porter. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books, 2008.
Reason read: Cranford takes place in a fictional town in England. In July England celebrates a day called Swan Upping. 225 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Cotterill, Colin. Disco for the Departed New York: Soho Press, 2006.
Reason read: to continue the series started in honor of Rocket Day (May).
Dr. Siri is back! 242 more words