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Schwifty
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While academic in some places, this little book was fun and fascinating if like me, you find different cultural conceptions of the world worth attempting to understand. While perhaps not fully understood, the author journeys through the landscape and tales of the Western Apache in Arizona to map local places, their historical Apache names and the historical as well as their social significance -a geography of stories and inherited wisdom.

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Rebesta
Meghan and Harry: The Real Story | Lady Colin Campbell
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Mehso-so

This book is a bit disorganized and longish. Lady C tends to repeat a point several times making for a disjointed read. Having said that, Lady C also has all the dirt on the aristocracy. Those wanting a good gossip about the American Duchess and The Lost Prince will enjoy it. I read the updated version.

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Poverty, by America | Matthew Desmond
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May 2024

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Yenya1954
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This is an excellent book telling about the rise of the KKK in middle America. The author did a great job explaining how they rose and took over so many cities and towns. The violence and hatred of others can be extremely disturbing to read about. I gave this a 5/5

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catiewithac
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Complete your graphic novel bingo with this book about Percy Bysshe Shelley‘s famous Peterloo poem that doubles as a mini biography of women‘s labor activist Pauline Newman. 🔥

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Kinniska
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Took up reading about King Zogu because my grandparents actually met in Albania during Zog‘s reign/ era. What a strange time, and with absolute characters. Honestly I expected either transparent sentimentality or propaganda, but this has turned out to be a strangely entertaining book about not only the central character but all the people and circumstances around his rise to leadership.

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Dream of Scipio | Iain Pears
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Finally finished this book! I can‘t believe it took me 8 months, not do I know why I kept abandoning it. It‘s gorgeous and thought provoking.

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bibliothecarivs
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451Degrees
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Based on the true story of Polish born Auschwitz survivors Lale and Gita. Starting from when Lale first arrived to the camp and became the Tätowierer or tattooist of all the prisoners that entered the camp. This is where he met Gita a young woman whom he vows to marry and have a life with once they leave the camp. Filled with harrowing encounters along with the small joys the prisoners experience it‘s certainly a tough read.

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TamTracy
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Not my unusual genre and I‘m not a fan of super long books but it came so highly recommended that I gave it a shot. I‘m glad I did. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️