Daily Archives: October 6, 2015

The Boys in the Boat:

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown 2013 / 418 pages read by Edward Herrmann rating – 9 / nonfiction history This book has had … Continue reading

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Booker Short LIst and my pick –

Again – this is the official Short List: Marlon James (Jamaica)       A Brief History of Seven Killings Tom McCarthy (UK)               Satin Island  Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria)       The Fishermen  Sunjeev Sahota (UK)               The Year of the Runaways Anne Tyler (US)                       A Spool of Blue Thread  Hanya Yanagihara (US)            A Little … Continue reading

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