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Next on My Nonfiction Book List

Books I’d like to read sometime very soon, preferably yesterday or last week or…well you get it. So here it is:

1) The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life, by Alex Bellos… 258 more words


Book Review Thursday: The Map Thief

I have always been fascinated with maps (and have written about it here).  Author Michael Blanding tells a compelling story about a once-respected map dealer, who, under financial stress, decided to begin a life of crime by stealing and then selling some of the world’s most renown and valuable maps.  253 more words

Book Review Thursday

Tues. Aug. 12, 2014: Meetings and Programs and Balls, oh My!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Waning Moon
Uranus Retrograde
Sunny and pleasant

Five meetings yesterday. It was a lot. Plus trying to reschedule some Writers Center stuff. 218 more words

Who's on First

The Map Thief by Heather Terrell is a book I have been meaning to read for sometime. It was published in 2008. It is a fictional novel loosely based on actual historical people and events which have been altered to fit the story line. 190 more words