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About me2020 ROOT "Read Our Own Tomes" Challenge: Reading from my TBRs here

About my libraryFavorites of 2019
Home by Marilynne Robinson
Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo

In Shock by Rana Awdish
Becoming by Michelle Obama
The Economist Book of Obituaries
How to Cocktail by America's Test Kitchen
Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob
Make Someone Happy: Favorite Postings by Elizabeth Berg
Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-memoirs by Beth Ann Fennelly
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou
High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing by Ben Austen
The Gate Keepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency by Chris Whipple

Groups2016 ROOT Challenge - (Read Our Own Tomes), 2017 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES), 2018 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES), 2019 ROOT (READ OUR OWN TOMES), 2020 ROOT CHALLENGE, Club Read 2016, Early Reviewers, Fourth Place, Infinite Jesters

Favorite authorsPaul Auster, Jo Ann Beard, Elizabeth Berg, Nelson DeMille, Joan Didion, Jonathan Safran Foer, Atul Gawande, Malcolm Gladwell, Bernd Heinrich, Joseph Heller, Edward Herrmann, Rowan Jacobsen, Etgar Keret, Alex Kotlowitz, Jhumpa Lahiri, Anne Lamott, David Macaulay, Frank McCourt, Richard McGuire, Walter Mosley, Ann Patchett, Michael Pollan, Mary Roach, Marilynne Robinson, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, David Sedaris, Patti Smith, Abraham Verghese, David Foster Wallace, Jesmyn Ward, Gerald M. Weinberg, Jacqueline Woodson (Shared favorites)

Favorite listsTop Five Books of 2019


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Currently readingHow to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan
The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss
The Crown: The Official Companion, Volume 2: Political Scandal, Personal Struggle, and the Years that Defined Elizabeth II (1956-1977) by Robert Lacey
Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving by Mo Rocca
No Laughing Matter by Joseph Heller
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