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The Last Reads of 2013: Sierra Leone, Canada, Maine, Venezuela, Morocco (and Illinois and London)

I have decided to close out 2013 at this point, rather than read like a fiend to the end. For one thing it’s my anniversary, and holing up with books til midnight seems a little antisocial. Also, there isn’t a … Continue reading

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Murder in Rural Canada, Circa 1843

Recently I have read a string of books with protagonists who are murderers or at least thieves. In this book, the guilt or innocence of the protagonist is at least in doubt. While my last several protagonists were self-professed criminals, … Continue reading

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From Canada, Fugitive Pieces From the Legacy of the Holocaust

I have read a lot of Holocaust books in the course of my journey through the 1001 Books list. Each book has moved me, has added to my understanding of the time and place, of the experience of those whose … Continue reading

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