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Hieroglyph: Stories and Blueprints for a Better Future
Neal Stephenson
Ukraine: Zbig's Grand Chessboard & How the West Was Checkmated
Natylie Baldwin, Kermit D. Larson
The Girl on the Train: A Novel
Paula Hawkins
Our Souls at Night: A novel
Kent Haruf
Above the Waterfall
Ron Rash
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Stephen King
Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction
Cathy Whitlock
The Homicide Report: Understanding Murder in America
Jill Leovy
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Erik Larson
The Gods of Mars
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Box Socials - W.P. Kinsella This was a disappointing portrait of an Albertan community in the late forties, early fifties. I found it far too Garrison Keilor-like. If I want to read about Lake Wobegon, I will go to the source. He describes the many people in the towns, relationships, family histories, to excess. It would have been more entertaining had it had a sharper focus. As a slice of life, to the extent that it is representative, I suppose it is good. I would not recommend it.