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History of Rock and Roll in Ten Songs – Greil Marcus – Henry Rollins

Ringo Starr isn’t in the R&R Hall of Fame as an individual? Who do I write to about that? The reason I bought this book is the narrator, Henry Rollins. I’m not a fan of punk music, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Olympic Collision: The Story of Mary Decker and Zola Budd – Kyle Keiderling

I loved the 1984 Summer Olympics. (Not as much, though, as the 1984 Winter Olympics, which were slightly life-altering. Torvill and Dean? Come on.) I was a kid; I loved the fact that my country did so well, discounting the … Continue reading

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The New Sugar and Spice – Samantha Seneviratne

I hope it’s not blasphemy if I say this book might be considered a religious experience. How can a cookbook be a religious experience? When I and every other person I’ve shown it to has gotten a look at the … Continue reading

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The world will never starve for want of wonders

… but only for want of wonder. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton I do sincerely love the Early Reviewers giveaways on Librarything. It was through this that I received Tomato Rhapsody, for which I am deeply grateful; and it was through … Continue reading

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