Monthly Archives: January 2014

Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcon

In an unnamed country in South America, struggling to heal after a civil war that seemed endless, a radio program called Lost City Radio gathers the nation together once a day.  It is hosted by Norma whose voice both eloquent … Continue reading

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The River of No Return by Bee Ridgeway

Lord Nick Falcott an English aristocrat of the nineteenth century wakes up in the twenty-first century in a hospital bed surrounded by people he doesn’t know.  The last thing he remembers is fighting in Wellington’s army in Salamanca, knowing that … Continue reading

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An Army at Dawn: The War in North Afirca, 1942-3 by Rick Atkinson

As a late Baby Boomer I feel like I know very little about World War II other than what I studied in school (History and Political Science major) and saw in the movies or on TV.  So after reading a … Continue reading

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The Translator by Nina Schuyler

Hanne, the main character of The Translator by Nina Schuyler, teaches Japanese and lives in LA.  She had been working on the translation of a novel by a famous Japanese author-it will be his first work to be translated into … Continue reading

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2013 Year End Summary

Happy 2014!  Since it is the beginning of a new year, I thought I would take some time to reflect on the reading I did during 2013 which may also give you some new ideas for reading material for the … Continue reading

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