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Mindy Withrow
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I don't read a lot of "suspense" novels, but this one is amazing. Here's why.
The Stranger in the House: A Review of Ten White Geese

"This is suspense at its most spare. A psychological screw – familiar but unnamed, liberating but fatalistic – cranks tighter with every paragraph..."

#fiction #amreading #literature #novel

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If you're interested in current happenings in religious higher ed, don't miss +Brandon Withrow's latest piece.

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A novel about what we're thinking about when we think about how we think. My latest review at +The Discarded Image. 
“Remember the Thalamus!” A Review of Andrew’s Brain

"Andrew is the ultimate unreliable narrator: he knows that 'there is nothing you can think of except of yourself thinking'...."

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This year, I'm determined to read more books that were originally published in languages other than English. Here's my 3-point argument for why you should join me.

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For almost 50 years, she was the absolute ruler of a third of the world's population. So, you know, you might want to know something about her.  ;)

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“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ~ Maya Angelou.

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And now, the thrilling conclusion to my 9-day micro-review marathon at +The Discarded Image. Don't want to hear anyone say they don't know what to read! :)

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I'm kicking off +The Discarded Image's  year-end micro-review marathon with this look at Phillip Gardner's story collection, Available Light.

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Iris Murdoch on Self-Delusion

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Did you know?

Ben Franklin wrote more letters to his baby sister than he wrote to anyone else. And she did some writing of her own, while raising 12 children and numerous grandchildren, managing a business, and dodging British soldiers. Learn more about Jane's obscure but remarkable story in my latest review for +The Discarded Image. 
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
New #Nonfiction #BookReview

"What would it mean to write the history of an age not only from what has been saved but also from what has been lost? What would it mean to write a history concerned not only with the lives of the famous but also with the lives of the obscure?These are the questions that led Harvard historian Jill Lepore to dig into the personal history of Jane Franklin, sister of the great statesman."
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