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Two self-published books this week: The Clock of Life and Letting Go

One of the nice things about writing a book blog is that, from time to time, I find really interesting books in my mailbox. ¬†Sometimes the books are well-written but intended for a very specific audience, other times, the books … Continue reading

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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

The Buddha in the Attic, Julie Otsuka Knopf, 129 pages ISBN 9780307700001 On a boat crossing the Pacific, twenty Japanese girls showed each other pictures of their future husbands.¬† These husbands appeared to be young and strong, handsome and good … Continue reading

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1982 by Jian Ghomeshi, with bonus Moxy Fruvous video

1982, Jian Ghomeshi Penguin, 284 pages ISBN 9780670066483   1982 was a pretty important year: Ronald Reagan was shot, the Falklands War happened, Canada repatriated the constitution, the Commodore computer was released, it was early days of the New Wave … Continue reading

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