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Book Review: ‘Transit,’ By Rachel Cusk : NPR

Book Review: ‘Transit,’ By Rachel Cusk : NPR

Transit, the second installment of Rachel Cusk’s cumulatively affecting post-divorce trilogy that began with Outline, is a reading journey you wish didn’t have to end — so it’s a good thing there’s a third volume on the itinerary. This isn’t to say these subdued, meandering novels are a joyride, at[Read More…]

by January 18, 2017 Book Reviews
Books All About Travel

Books All About Travel

Do you love to travel? Do you love to read travel tales? I certainly love both those things! Sometimes it may not be possible to go on an adventure physically so why not pick up a book and do so through your imagination.   Nomadicmatt is one my favorite travel[Read More…]

James Patterson Books Chronological Order

James Patterson Books Chronological Order

(updated Aug. 2016) James Patterson has written a Lot of books, some good, some ehh and some that are truly remarkable. He’s also written a few with co-authors like Andrew Gross. It can be a little confusing trying to figure out the order to read them (although many of his[Read More…]

by August 15, 2016 Books & Mags
Best Football Autobiographies For Christmas

Best Football Autobiographies For Christmas

There’s something magical about a football autobiography. It opens us up to a world totally alien to us. A world with fast cars, expensive houses, and glamorous parties. But what’s more, it opens us up to the dressing room. There have been a number of great footballing books released over[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 Books & Mags
Top 5 Places for Free E-Books

Top 5 Places for Free E-Books

With the mass conversion from print books to e-books, there has also been a distinct push to get people to both try e-books in general and then by the authors themselves to get people to try their books. The most popular way seems to be by offering free and discounted[Read More…]

by November 17, 2014 Around the Web, Books & Mags
Alexandra Horowitz and Experiencing the Wonders Around Us?

Alexandra Horowitz and Experiencing the Wonders Around Us?

From Brain Pickings… For my book club collaboration with The Dish, Andrew Sullivan’s online oasis of intelligence and idealism, I had the pleasure of sitting down with cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz to discuss her immeasurably wonderful On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes — one of the best books of[Read More…]

by July 9, 2014 Books & Mags
Robert Ludlum Book in Chronoligical Order

Robert Ludlum Book in Chronoligical Order

Robert Ludlum was one of the best action writers of his times. He is the creator of the massively successful Bourne series and has sold close to a half billion books worldwide. Although he died in 2001 his brand lives on and continues to publish. Here is the list of[Read More…]

The Hanff Effect: I Don’t Think We’re In Mississippi Anymore

The Hanff Effect: I Don’t Think We’re In Mississippi Anymore

by Jas Faulkner The girls are besieged by Hanff manques… “Helene Hanff is dead, isn’t she?”  Tab, one half of the ownership of Circle in the Square Books glanced toward someone just out of range of the cam on her laptop and then stared back at me.  “I will pay[Read More…]

by February 24, 2014 Book Clubs, Books & Mags