Same job, different uniform.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Summer reading list

Every summer I say I'm going to read more and every summer I fail miserably. But I'm at it again, and this time I'd like recommendations from whomever will give them to me. Here's the catch: you can only recommend one. I want this summer resolution to be doable, so I can't take lists from everyone. So think of THE one book you would tell someone they "have to read!"

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Blogger elphaba said...

Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Blogger JEB said...

To Kill a Mockingbird. But if you've read it, then Where the Read Fern Grows.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Cruelest Journey: 600 Miles to Timbuktu (Kira Salak) if you feel your strong, traveling feminist side or Memoirs of a Child Soldier (Ishmael Beah)if you feel like having your heart ripped out and put back in.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Infidel by Aysha Ali: Fascinating from a religious perspective and political -- vt momma

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Blogger girlfriday said...

Ooh, now I want to read those! Hey VT Mrs, is that the one by the Muslim woman who immigrant to Holland? And she was some kind of political leader...then make a pariah.

What's Memoires about, wry?

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Blogger Lois E. Lane said...

Well, you've probably read everything I have, but here are some faves (besides the classics): "The Moonstone," "Sphere," "Rebecca" ... and "The Time Traveler's Wife" had a promising beginning.

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Blogger Julie said...

A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller Jr.

Thursday, May 29, 2008


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