Monthly Archives: February 2014

Nothing to Envy (non-fiction)

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Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

Fascinating, horrifying memoirs of North Korean life. Shocking, dramatic, unforgettable.

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Me Before You

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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.

Lifetime-movie corn pops, but romantic, emotionally-defeated quadriplegic insulting to quads.   

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Longitude (non-fiction)

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Longitude by Dava Sobel

Genius’ triumph over injustice never pales. Intricate made accessible drama.

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The Good House

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The Good House by Ann Leary

Amusingly sharp-tongued, self-deluded Hildy narrates dramedy through wine-drenched, funhouse-mirror eyes.

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