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Practicing: A Musician's Return to Music (Vintage) by Glenn Kurtz
An American Childhood by Annie Dillard
GETTING USED TO BEING SHOT AT by MARK K. CHRIST
Illywhacker by Peter Carey
Island of Hope, Island of Tears: Through Ellis Island to the New World by David M. Brownstone
The Seasons of the Italian Kitchen by Diane Darrow
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About meI go through periods of intense reading (mostly nonfiction, though you wouldn't suspect it to look at my list here--yet) and then drop off for a while.
About my libraryI was a voracious consumer of books for many years. Recently (well, within the last 3-4 years), I decided to de-clutter my life in several ways, only one of which was selling or donating books I knew I'd never read again that don't have some significant reason to stay in my house. I am now an even more enthusiastic fan of public libraries and of a local independent bookstore that takes books in exchange for store credit, allowing me to 'recycle' my purchases. On at least two occasions I have read an entire book at the bookstore without buying it. That may make me a criminal, but I don't care.
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