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I'm so glad you turned me on to this - what else would I be doing on a Friday night besides reading??? This completes my "nerddom"
Greetings! having just booked a trip to Buenos Aires myself I was wondering how you got on with your search for some quintessential BA reading material!! As a small bit of additional nonsence, I also have an Irish Wheaten!

jamie
Thanks for adding me to your interesting libraries. I am honored when anyone thinks that what I read is worth their notice. You have an amazing library by the way. Hope to talk to you some more.
Patricia
Thanks for adding me to your interesting libraries!
That did it!
Terri
Hi there -- just fyi -- when I click your link to read the books you read in 2007 and 2008, the link goes to my own library with my 2007, 2008 tags.
Hello,
Good to hear from you,and many thanks for adding me to your list of 'Interesting Libraries'. It is always gratifying when a Librarything member does this as it shows that my list is useful and (er) interesting. I see that at the moment we share 51 books,including Margaret Atwood, Artureo Perez-Reverte and Jasper Fforde. All marvelous writers,but they could not be more different could they,At leisure I shall enjoy having a look through your library list,and again thanks for adding me.
Best wishes from the UK
The Alice Waters biography is called, simply [Alice Waters and Chez Panisse]by Thomas McNamee. I haven't started it yet, but am looking forward to reading it (on a full stomach more than likely!).

If you haven't heard Sarah Vowell's pieces on "This American Life," you should check out the archives on their website. I wonder if she recorded the audiobook? That would help you focus your attention on the other two books, which I agree would rank higher on my list.
I've read all three of the books you're currently reading, and enjoyed all of them! Michael Pollan is one of the most insightful writers around on "All Things Growing." He had a short piece recently in the New York Times magazine on the 2007 Farm Bill that should inspire us all to keep an eye on this important piece of legislation that isn't so much about "farms" and "food." If you like Omnivore's Dilemma, you will probably also like "Second Nature." I've also recently bought the new "authorized" biography of Alice Waters.

I think "Garp" is Irving's masterpiece. I've read some of his other works, but none measured up to it, in my opinion.

Sarah Vowell is hilarious. When I read Assassination Vacation, I found myself wishing that I could teach a high school American History class and use it, along with the "Partly Cloudy Patriot," and James Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" and "Lies Across America" as the texts! Of course, here in South Carolina, it would probably get me run out of the state. But sometimes it's good to be a big "libruhl" fish in the "red" sea!

I'm currently reading Barbara Kingsolver's "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle." A little precious, but enjoyable--I like her writing style. But yesterday I received the "Complete New Yorker" on DVD-ROM yesterday and am going blind reading Janet Flanner's and AJ Liebling's wonderful reports from Paris during WWII. It's like huddling in a microform reader in a library that never closes. The vegetable garden will probably dry up and die. So take that, Barbara!
I saw your post about "The Omnivore's Dilemma" -- I finished it last week and thought it was excellent, but haven't figured out how it's going to alter my eating/cooking habits yet!
hello, i noticed that you have undocumented in L.A. - i think we're the only two librarything members who have that right now. did you enjoy it? have you read que vivan los tamales?
Viviane Wayne, author of Inshallah, is my affinal great aunt. I'm impressed to see it in someone's collection. Made my day! I'll tell my family about it.
Enjoyed perusing your library -- we have many books in common, and I swiped a few titles for my lists of books to read (those lists are getting long. I'll be watching the progress of your catalog.
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