Nonfiction November Week Two: Pairing


This week, we are invited to pair up a nonfiction book with a fiction title. "It can be a 'If you loved this book, read this!' or just two titles that you think would go well together. Maybe it’s a historical novel and you’d like to get the real

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Toronto Book Award 2016


This is the award's 42nd anniversary and the prize is announced on the evening of October 11, 2016 at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon in the Toronto Reference Library. This year's finalists for the 2016 Toronto Book Awards are Howard Akler's Men of Action (a memoir), Ann Y.K. Choi's Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety (a novel), The

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Stephen King’s End of Watch (2016)


In the final volume of the Bill Hodges trilogy, the timeline briefly veers back to the opening scene of Mr. Mercedes. This time, a few minutes after the scene which opens the series. (Then it returns to a contemporary setting, a few years after Finders Keepers.) Scribner - S&S,

Stephen King’s End of Watch (2016)2017-07-20T17:47:01-05:00

Norman Doidge’s The Brain that Changes Itself (2007)


Norman Doidge's The Brain that Changes Itself Penguin, 2007 As Olduvai suggests here, there is something different about writing a response to non-fiction, just as I have found a difference in the way that I approach reading it. She's right: it's not as though we are being graded. But, I want

Norman Doidge’s The Brain that Changes Itself (2007)2017-07-20T17:46:53-05:00
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