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The Stone Diaries — Carol Shields

The Stone Diaries is (are?) an account in diary-like format of the life of the fictional Daisy Goodwill Flett, from her birth up until her death. She is born in 1905 and lives into her 90s, and the book therefore … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power — Jon Meacham

This is the third of five biographies of Founding Fathers that I shall read and I am now feeling well-versed on the period during the Revolutionary War! It is therefore impressive that Meacham was able to cover that period while … Continue reading

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John Adams — David McCullough

Second in my list of presidential biographies is David McCullough’s Pulitzer-winning biography of John Adams. This book is frequently hailed as one of the finest biographies of its kind, and has been exceedingly well-received, averaging an impressive 4.7 stars out … Continue reading

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