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Library Checkout: October 2015

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I’m so terrible at following my own rules. You know, last month‘s rule that I should stop putting books on hold and add them to a wishlist instead? That didn’t happen. Not at all. I got all hyped on the upcoming Nonfiction November event and went wild, just throwing everything I might want to read on my holds list…but now I have so many choices!

LIBRARY BOOKS READ

Unfinished Business: Equality for Women and Men, Work and Family by Anne-Marie Slaughter
Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People by Nadai Bolz-Weber
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin
Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman (currently reading)

CHECKED OUT, TO BE READIMG_20151023_184028

Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich
Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
Ravensbrück: Life and Death in Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm
Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

RETURNED UNREAD

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt
A Cure for Suicide by Jesse Ball

ON HOLD

Nonsense: The Power of Not Knowing by Jamie Holmes (waiting to be picked up)
Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell (waiting to be picked up)
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande (waiting to be picked up)
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell
Battling the Gods: The Struggle Against Religion in Ancient Greece by Tim Whitmarsh (pub date November 10th)
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard (pub date November 9th)
Refund by Karen E. Bender
A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
Science of the Magical: From the Holy Grail to Love Potions to Superpowers by Matt Kaplan
Strangers Drowning: Living by Drastic Choices and Extreme Ethical Commitment
by Larissa MacFarquhar

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