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Books read in November. Five favorites with astericks.

Thoreau: A Sublime Life by Maximilien Le Roy
Desire of the Everlasting Hills by Thomas Cahill*
Samuel Johnson Is Indignant by Lydia Davis
War Trash by Ha Jin
Apropos of Nothing by Woody Allen
The Great Thoughts compiled by George Seldes
Quiet by Susan Cain
The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono*
Harvest by Jean Giono
Melville: A Novel by Jean Giono
Flags on the Bayou by James Lee Burke
Henry Marsh And Finally: Matters of Life and Death by Henry Marsh
A Sense of Wonder edited by Brian Doyle
The Life of Thomas More by Peter Ackroyd*
The Art of Living by Grant Snider
Every Man For Himself And God Against All by Werner Herzog*
Read On- Life Stories by Rosalind Reiser
The White Darkness by David Grann
The Devil and Sherlock Holmes: Tales of Murder, Madness…by David Grann
Walk In My Combat Boots edited by James Patterson*
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them. -Ray Bradbury


Inside the Minds of Super Agers


Ode To Slow Running


Ireland is the best. Great place to visit. Ancestry says Don is 48% Irish.


UO part of new international collective focused on sports …Note Sebastian Coe’s two jobs.

A prominent feature at Loughborough University is Bastard Gates, an entrance named after some worthy Loughborough professor, William Bastard. Further down the rabbit hole, I learned William the Conqueror was also known as William the Bastard. And that there are lots of folks named Bastard including some kid at an Illinois community college, Billy Bastard.