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Funny Once

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ISBN: 9781620408629
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - June 2nd, 2015

Honestly funny stories full of quirky, messed up, likable characters. Nelson tops them off with deft, satisfying endings -- perfect! ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


Citizen

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ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

This book addresses the subject of racism in America from personal and political perspectives. Rankine writes honestly, spares nothing, and gives us a brilliant, beautiful book of poetry. ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


Trying Not to Try

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ISBN: 9780770437633
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Published: Crown - March 3rd, 2015

Fascinating! Ancient Chinese Philosophy integrated with the best in cognitive science written in, I promise, an easy to absorb style. Slingerland does the hard work of culling through dense material and the paradoxes of wu-wei and gives us a concise book that's useful and enlightening. ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


The Enchanted

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ISBN: 9780062285515
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 24th, 2015

I’m amazed at what this book accomplishes. Denfeld writes about a death row inmate,the prison priest and a woman who investigates death penalty cases with genuine knowledge and real artistry. She’s rendered a book that’s not only a compelling read but that feels true, deeply relevant and ultimately healing. ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing & Life by Marion Roach Smith - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780446584845
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 9th, 2011

Helps you clarify your memoir writing goals and gives you a lively push to actually meet them. Smith does a great job translating her fantastically successful memoir class into an entertaining and effective book. ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


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