Monthly Archives: June 2016

Schindler’s Ark, by Thomas Keneally

This is my 300th book read, since starting this blog in November 2009. I wanted to mark my triple century with something of significance and worth, and thought this book met those conditions. As a Booker prize winner it has … Continue reading

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Since I started my “books read” list in November 2009, I’ve read 298 books (as of today). That means I’m only 2 books away from the triple century milestone and have read an average of 40+ books per year for … Continue reading

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Not Working, by Lisa Owens

The subject of Lisa Owen’s book appealed to me. Claire leaves her job of six years, hoping/expecting the newfound time and freedom will create the opportunity to find her “purpose” in life. I understand. It’s the kind of thought I’ve often … Continue reading

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