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No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.

– Atwood H. Townsend

The stacked books:

  • Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
  • The Great Man by Kate Christensen
  • What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt
  • Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
  • The End of the World As We Know It by Robert Goolrick
  • Cypress Grove by James Sallis
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • Ghost of a Flea by James Sallis
  • Mistress of the Monarchy by Alison Weir
  • False Accusations by Alan Jacobson
  • Our Ladies of the Tenderloin by Linda R. Wommack
  • Drive Like Hell by Dallas Hudgens
  • Mean Justice by Edward Humes
  • Exiles in the Garden by Ward Just
  • People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman


Just a few of the visible books on the shelves:

  • Into the American Woods Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier by James H. Merrell
  • The Great Shame and the Triumph of the Irish in the English-Speaking World by Thomas Keneally
  • The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon
  • The Drifters A Christian Historical Novel about the Melungeon Shantyboat People by Tonya Holmes Shook
  • Unheard Voices stories of forgotten lives by Harsh Mander
  • Friday Night Lights by H. G. Bissinger
  • Property by Valerie Martin
  • 1185 Park Avenue A Memoir by Anne Roiphe
  • The Several Lives of Chester Himes by Edward Margolies & Michel Fabre
  • Sixpence in Her Shoe by Phyllis McGinley
  • Where Rivers Change Direction by Mark Spragg
  • The Ottomans by Andrew Wheatcroft
  • Lay My Burden Down A Folk History of Slavery edited by B. A. Botkin
  • Medieval Households by David Herlihy
  • What Is the What by Dave Eggers
  • The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
  • A Brotherhood of Valor The Common Soldiers of The Stonewall Brigade, C.S.A., and the Iron Brigade, U.S.A. by Jeffry D. Wert
  • Hart’s War by John Katzenbach
  • Ancestral Voices Decoding Ancient Languages by James Norman
  • The City Below by James Carroll
  • John Adams by David McCullough
  • William Wallace Brave Heart by James Mackay
  • The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company by Charles Royster
  • Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds Mexican Immigration and the Future of Race in America by Gregory Rodriguez
  • Celia A Slave by Melton A. McLaurin
  • Austin and Mabel The Amherst Affair and Love Letters of Austin Dickinson and Mabel Loomis Todd by Polly Longsworth
  • Painting American The Rise of American Artists Paris 1867 – New York 1948 by Annie Cohen-Solal
  • Cowboy A Love Story by Sara Davidson
  • No Heroes by Chris Offutt

About hopeseguin

Who am I? I'm still discovering just who I am, I suppose. A. Powell Davis writes that "Life is just a chance to grow a soul."

Posted on July 1, 2009, in Books and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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