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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Ed King

Because I was born and raised in Seattle, I look for books by Pacific Northwest authors. Since reading Snow Falling on Cedars, one of my

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Always Home
Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Always Home

ALWAYS HOME The subtitle of Fanny Singer’s Almost Home delineates the content—“A Daughter’s Recipes & Stories.” What begins as a paeon to Fanny Singer’s famous

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Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

Prince of Frogtown

This is Pulitzer Prize winning Rick Bragg’s third memoir. The first, All Over But the Shoutin’, was written in praise of his mother who mostly

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Celine

Celine Each of Peter Heller’s three novels sends dissimilar characters in wildly diverse directions.  Yet there is a thematic consistency between The Dog Stars and

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Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Home

HOME   —   MORE THAN A HOUSE OR THE PLACE YOU COME FROM “Home” is rather like a jigsaw puzzle (another of my favorite pastimes). It

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

Wild

Wild, From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, a memoir of her 1995 solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail,

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History
Neal Ferguson

Fields of Blood

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence Since reading and swooning over Karen Armstrong’s A History of God twenty years ago, I have

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Art
Ann Ronald

Pictures at an Exhibition

“We were archaeologists in our own tomb,” observes Sara Houghteling’s narrator when he and his father come home to Paris in August, 1944. Paris itself

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Biography
Ann Ronald

Book of Ages

Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin Virginia Woolf, writing A Room of One’s Own, invented a sister for Shakespeare. Judith Shakespeare,

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Station Eleven

Read a newspaper lately, in hand or online? War, famine, global warming and now Ebola — it’s no wonder publishers are publishing and readers are

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