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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most. Following its characters and the ramifications of their lives and choices and loves around the globe, ... Read More »

Murder and Mayhem

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I have been a fan of the murder mystery since, at a tender age, I first discovered Hercule Poirot and Nero Wolfe. I was an voracious reader and my parents allowed me to read these classic series. To this day, I find mysteries highly entertaining. I looked at my list of books (yes, I do keep a list of everything I have read),  I found that I ... Read More »

David and Goliath: The Triumph of the Underdog by Malclom Gladwell

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David and Goliath  : The Triumph of the Underdog by Malcolm Gladwell In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks.In ... Read More »