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While the majority of the nonfiction books about North Korea have focused on the extreme deprivation and unbearable suffering of the common citizen – for example, labor camps and slave children born to prisoners in Blaine Harden’s Escape from Camp 14,…
While the majority of the nonfiction books about North Korea have focused on the extreme deprivation and unbearable suffering of the common citizen – for example, labor camps and slave children born to prisoners in Blaine Harden’s Escape from Camp 14... #betrayal #bookdragon #civilrights
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Ah finally, I’m fully caught up with the good doc, having read each of Atul Gawande’s four bestsellers in published order. And how grateful am I to have followed through so methodically, because all that ‘homework’ certainly made this, his latest, an even…
Ah finally, I’m fully caught up with the good doc, having read each of Atul Gawande’s four bestsellers in published order. And how grateful am I to have followed through so methodically, because all that ‘homework’ certainly made this, his latest, an even... #atulgawande #beingmoral #death
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On the morning of her 12th birthday, Dawnie Rae Johnson – named for the new day rising when she was born – wakes to find a surprise under her pillow: a diary made by her 8-year-old brother Goober. The year will turn out to be crucial, not only for Dawnie,…
On the morning of her 12th birthday, Dawnie Rae Johnson – named for the new day dawning when she was born – wakes to find a surprise under her pillow: a diary made by her 8-year-old brother Goober. The year will turn out to be crucial, not only for... #andreadavispinkney #autism #bookdragon
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‘Civilization and its Discontents’ highlights the intertwined Pakistani, British, and American roots of Mohsin Hamid Thanks to Haruki Murakami, we won’t have to wait as long for Mohsin Hamid’s future novels. Hamid’s acclaimed first two, Moth Smoke and The…
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How surprised was I to hear earlier this month that Oprah’s latest Book Club 2.0 pick just happened to be on my iPod! I suppose the fact that I always have no fewer than a couple dozen books on my phone at all times makes the odds less slim, but still I…
How surprised was I to hear earlier this month that Oprah’s latest Book Club 2.0 pick just happened to be on my iPod! I suppose the fact that I always have no fewer than a couple dozen books on my phone at all times makes the odds less slim, but still I was... #bookdragon #cynthiabond #death
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Here’s lucky number seven of this internationally lauded, gender-bender series starring two sensitive, searching middle schoolers navigating through the challenges of gender-fluid adolescence. To catch up, click here – this is most definitely a…
Here’s lucky number seven of this internationally lauded, gender-bender series starring two sensitive, searching middle schoolers navigating through the challenges of gender-fluid adolescence. To catch up, click here – this is most definitely a multi-volume... #bookdragon #comingofage #family
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‘The Buried Giant’ – the much anticipated seventh novel of Kazuo Ishiguro – does not disappoint The first question readers will most likely be asking about Kazuo Ishiguro’s seventh novel, The Buried Giant, will be, “Is it worth the decade-long wait?” The…
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These days, too many young folks know little of life before smart phones enabled virtual instant access. Last century – in the 1990s, that is – something called ‘zines’ gave voice to angry young voices … albeit writing, designing, and actually printing…
These days, too many young folks know little of life before smart phones enabled virtual instant access. Last century – in the 1990s, that is – something called ‘zines’ gave voice to angry young voices … albeit writing, designing, and actually... #bookdragon #ellenwittlinger #family
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Okay, so parents might not be so thrilled about dealing with classroom distractions, but when this much imagination is involved, sometimes tossing rules and regulations aside can be very conducive to learning – in less traditional ways. Not that I’m…
Okay, so parents might not be so thrilled about dealing with classroom distractions, but when this much imagination is involved, sometimes tossing rules and regulations aside can be very conducive to learning – in less traditional ways. Not that I’m... #adventure #bookdragon #friendship
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I was bad. I couldn’t keep up with my chaotic new year and kept missing deadlines. Thrity Umrigar got so fed up, she basically said, “This happens now, or not at all.” So you better believe I got my act together long enough for one helluva chat with the…
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After such a bountiful weekend, food might not be the first thing on your mind this Cyber Monday morning … but how about a bit of magic to add to the rest of this holiday season? Meet Mei … who’s about to receive quite the family inheritance! Every day,…
After such a bountiful weekend, food might not be the first thing on your mind this Cyber Monday morning … but how about a bit of magic to add to the rest of this holiday season? Meet Mei … who’s about to receive quite the family inheritance! Every day... #bookdragon #fairytalemyth #family
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Thanksgiving approach-eth! Don’t you want to know what will be on the Urban Forager’s table? Read on! Ava Chin, author of recently published Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal, chats about family, motherhood, writing, and the art…
Thanksgiving approach-eth! Don’t you want to know what will be on the Urban Forager’s table? Read on! Ava Chin, author of recently published Eating Wildly: Foraging for Life, Love and the Perfect Meal, chats about family, motherhood, writing, and the art of... #avachin #bloom #bookdragon
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