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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Go FreeTrade and AWESOME for Christmas

Hello lovely friends.  I know I’ve been gone a very long time so there may only be 2 or 3 of you looking at this in December.  If so, pass it on to your friends because this blog is a Christmas present. Karl and I have a dear friend Peter (who has a dear wife […]

I’m Down

HOW AWESOME is this cover?  Wolff is raised by a white father who identifies as a black man.  This memoir covers just a few fraught years of her childhood and for me it went from hilarious to harrowing.  Wolff really conveys how terribly hard it is for kids to decipher their parents and all their […]

Half-Broke Horses

by Jeannette Walls, who wrote devourable memoir The Glass Castle.  She somehow write her grandmother’s story in her grandmother’s voice.  She is a genie.

Those Who Save Us

German woman survives the war by alliance with a Nazi.