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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Educated

EDUCATED, A MEMOIR In 2014 at age twenty-seven, Idaho-born Tara Westover received a Ph.D. in history from Cambridge University, UK. Remarkable? Yes. Made more remarkable

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Historical Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Malice of Fortune

I think Michael Ennis is in love with Italy. Not the Italy of today’s grand sweep from the Alps down to the tip of the

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Technologists

For those of you who like your reading beefy, in other words more than four hundred pages, and likewise find Matthew Pearl’s take on mystery

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi
Sunny Solomon

Cloud Atlas

David Mitchell is a wonder. I’m not even sure where to begin, except to say he is a wonder. Cloud Atlas is unlike any other

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

True Believers

True Believers is a book for boomers, the generation that came of age in the 1960’s, a turbulent time of political unrest in America. There were

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Burgess Boys

The Burgess Boys belongs to a literary genre that I might facetiously describe as “familial angst.” Written for mildly neurotic women readers and populated by

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Nonfiction
Dan Erwine

Quiet

Quiet – The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Let me tell you a story. Growing up in the 1950s, I

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Fiction
Donna Buessing

The Orphan Master’s Son

The Orphan Master’s Son is a book of adventures taking place in the repressive totalitarian regime of North Korea. While that may seem to herald

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History
Neal Ferguson

Embers of War

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam A common observation is that “victors” write history. To say this

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Blood & Beauty

Blood & Beauty retells the story of the Borgia family’s rise to power at the height of the Italian Renaissance. The novel begins on August

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History
Neal Ferguson

Engineers of Victory

Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War Disclaimer: I gladly admit to a generally favorable attitude towards

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

Lisette’s List

Is Lisette’s List Susan Vreeland’s best novel to date?  In my opinion, yes!  Because I so admire Vreeland’s pictorial imagination, I have always enjoyed her

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