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One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780767919418
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Published: Anchor Books - June 3rd, 2014

America in the summer of 1927 was booming with huge celebrities: Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, Al Capone, and dubious laws and fads: Prohibition and flagpole-sitting. In Bryson's bright, lively account even the stuffy Herbert Hoover emerges as a riveting personality. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


A Field Guide to the North American Family: An Illustrated Novella by Garth Risk Hallberg - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781101874950
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 31st, 2017

Don't be fooled by the clinical title. Darting from different perspectives and time periods, two Long Island families crisscross in one-paragraph chapters with titles including Irony, Heirloom, Tantrum, and Secret. An imaginative, original, and challenging take on American life. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life by Catherine Price - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780399581120
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Published: Ten Speed Press - February 13th, 2018

Feel that you can't go a day, an hour, or even a few minutes without checking your phone? Price probes reasons for phone dependency, and offers practical pointers to swap phone addiction for real-life engagement. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780393249316
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 19th, 2017

The "houseless" nomads Bruder encounters travel, and live, on wheels. They're not unlike 19th Century settlers in covered wagons, or depression-era migrants heading west, with one major distinction: for many new nomads, their ultimate destination is the never-ending road. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


My Husband's Wife by Jane Corry - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780735220966
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Published: Penguin Books - October 31st, 2017

Husband: Painter. Wife: Lawyer. Husband's inspiration: Young neighbor. Wife's first client: Suspected murderer. People with secrets: Everyone. Likelihood of pleasant outcome: Nil. ~ Reviewed by Mike Hare


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