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Appointment in Samarra - one of my favorite books!!

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Animal farm - George Orwel

50 Incredible Novels Under 200 Pages

Animal Farm – the history of a revolution that went wrong – is George Orwell’s brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power with cover image by street artist turned art professional, Shepard Fairey.

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The Dry, by Jane Harper

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Enormous Changes At The Last Minute

Enormous Changes At The Last Minute

Family by J. California Cooper...My favorite book of all time!!! It tells a story that I will never forget!!!

Family: In this wise, beguiling, and beautiful novel set in the era of the Civil War, award-winning playwright and author J. California Cooper paints a haunting portrait of a woman named Always and four generations of her African-American family.

The Stories of John Cheever

On Learning to Appreciate John Cheever's Stories

Awesome collection of Cheever shorts.

One of the books I am reading at the moment and I am having a difficult time caring about either of the main characters. Dunno about this one. It's never a good sign when I am reading one book and choose to start another one.

One of the books I am reading at the moment and I am having a difficult time caring about either of the main characters. It's never a good sign when I am reading one book and choose to start another one.

"No, to understand who a person really was, what his or her life really meant, the speaker for the dead would have to explain their self-story -- what they meant to do, what they actually did, what they regretted, what they rejoiced in. That's the story that we never know, the story that we never can know -- and, yet, at the time of death, it's the only story truly worth telling."

Speaker for the Dead

In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger W.

Penguins Stop Play

Even if you don't know about cricket, you will love this book - laughter and tears all on one page

Lady Chatterley's Lover.  Read this in my teens and loved it.

Lady Chatterley's Lover. Read this in my teens and loved it.

A Woman's Worth by Marianne Williamson. An inspiring and profound piece of literature for every woman who has felt like her "wings are drooping.

This book is like a modern Alice in Wonderland meets Phantom of the Opera, directed by Tim Burton.  It could not possibly get more amazing then that.   I defy you to find a better work of modern Fantasy.

Get this from a library! Neverwhere : a novel. [Neil Gaiman] -- After he helps a stranger on a London sidewalk, Richard Mayhew discovers an alternate city beneath London, and must fight to survive if he is to return to the London he knew.

Looking to bulk up your summer reading list? Check out Homecoming by Yaa Gyasi.

18 Books Everyone Will Be Talking About This Summer

Read online Family Saga, Historical, Literary book "Homegoing: A novel" by Yaa Gyasi. “Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the w

I haven't finished this book, but I love his style of writing, and his real talk about working in a professional restaurant.

Anthony Bourdain Omnibus: "Kitchen Confidential", "A Cook's Tour" : Anthony Bourdain : 9780747574989

Loved this book; the author describes American countryside in such a descriptive manner-couldn't put it down.

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians.

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