Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

For a non-fiction book written by a journalist it is a remarkably easy read, especially given the subject matter. It is the stories of six ordinary people from Communist state North Korea.  Demick lived in Seoul in South Korea for … Continue reading

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At Home – A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson

Bryson lives in an old Victorian rectory in England. He says the interesting design of this house inspired him to write this book. Each chapter in the book is represented by a different room, and he tells us interesting tales … Continue reading

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