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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures, by Anne Fadiman

Marilynne Robinson: A Good Inheritance — The Barnes & Noble Review

Marilynne Robinson: A Good Inheritance

Revisiting the beloved characters and setting of Robinson’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Gilead and Home, a National Book Award finalist, Lila is a moving expression of the mysteries of existence that is destined to become an American classic.

Peace Like a River

Peace Like a River.another Book Club selection, originally suggested to me many years ago by a friend who commented on the beautiful writing. I couldn't agree more. A delight to read!

Sea Glass by Anita Shreve

Sea Glass- Anita Shreve Lovely, dream-paced book of an ideal life that suddenly shatters. Beautifully written and addicting.

Book review: ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers,’ by Katherine Boo - The Washington Post

Book review: ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers,’ by Katherine Boo

November I'm recommending, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Katherine Boo. It just won the 'National Book Award' 2012 for best non fiction!

Fantastic book!

Operating Instructions by Anne Lamott: reading this honest account of her first year of motherhood made me think that I could do it, too.

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch

Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace Books, « Library User Group

Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bomb. Recommended by Emilie Saban! From the author of the bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian’s efforts to promote peace through education.

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