Monthly Archives: September 2014

Lamb by Christopher Moore

The Bible famously tells the story of Jesus’ birth, then we hear nothing more about him until he is in his thirties. This story is an amusing, light-hearted speculation on what may have happened during those thirty-something years, told from … Continue reading

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Cooked by Michael Pollan

I have not enjoyed a book as much as I enjoyed this for a very long time. Possibly not since I read The Omnivore’s Dilemma, the second time around. This is absolutely fascinating from cover to cover. Pollan discusses the … Continue reading

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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

This novel has won the Pulitzer Prize, and it was a choice for one of my book groups. Otherwise I do not think that I would have picked it up. The Olive in question is a retired school teacher in … Continue reading

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