Daily Archives: April 14, 2017

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Refugees had been on my radar for several weeks – since it was released actually,  because I totally enjoyed The Sympathizer by the same author.   And this book then won several awards (as did The Sympathizer) and then I procrastinated. … Continue reading

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When Breath Becomes Air ~ by Paul Kalanithi

This has been read and reviewed highly rated and ranked for so long I just finally caved in.   It’s the memoir of a young brilliant neurosurgeon who discovered in 2013,  while still in his mid-thirties, that he had cancer … Continue reading

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