Tag Archives: New York

Working Stiff by Judy Melinek and TJ Mitchell

Well, I have not enjoyed a book as much as I enjoyed this one in a long time. But then, I have not read any non-fiction for a long time, so there might be a lesson in there. This was … Continue reading

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Visitation Street by Ivy Pochoda

The story covers a couple of months in the life of a few people who live in a neighbourhood in Brooklyn. Like many areas of New York City, the neighbourhood is home to some well-off people who own whole Brownstone … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

This is the tragic story of a fifteen year old girl who either jumped or fell off her school roof and died.  The story starts with her death, which is ruled as a suicide, but her mother does not believe … Continue reading

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Discussion Questions for Fist Stick Knife Gun by Geoffrey Canada

The Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group meets tomorrow to discuss Fist Stick Knife Gun – a Personal History of Violence by Geoffrey Canada.  These are the questions I will use to keep the discussion going. Why do you think Canada … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Wasn’t There – Fisher & Guglielmo

This is the shocking story of Tania Head, who was the head of the World Trade Center Survivor’s Network for several years following it’s inception. If you have read the title of the book it wont come as a surprise … Continue reading

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The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton – book review I lived in Manhattan last year, and the whole time I was there this was on my to-read list. Edith Wharton is considered New York literary royalty, you simply must … Continue reading

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