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Books read in March and April. Favorites with astericks.

Walden by Henry Thoreau*
The Tao of Travel by Paul Theroux*
Figures in a Landscape by Paul Theroux
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
Racing the Clock by Bernd Heinrich
The Spartans by Paul Cartledge
Travel with Alice by Calvin Trillin
Hand Drawn Jokes for Smart Attractive People by Matt Diffee
Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl*
Tropical Classical by Pico Iyer
Politics, War, and Personality by K.W. Rendell
The Boy Detective by Roger Rosenblatt*
The Exact Location of the Soul by Richard Selzer
Wingmen: The Unlikely, Unusual, Unbreakable Friendship Between John Glenn and Ted Williams by Andrew Lazarus*
Colors of the Mountain by Da Chen
Run to the Mountain: The Journals of Thomas Merton
Signposts in a Strange Land by Walker Percy
John Donne: Man of Flesh an Spirit by David L. Edwards
5 People Who Died During Sex by Karl Shaw
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell
Assume The Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear by    Carl Hiassen
The Four Quartets by T.S. Eliot
Don’t Save Anything by James Salter
Walking by Henry Thoreau
Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S. Morgan
The End of Race Politics: Arguments for a Colorblind America by     Coleman Hughes
Take The Cannoli by Sarah Vowell
The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
The Pine Barrens by John McPhee
Heirs of General Practice by John McPhee
Heroes of History by Will Durant
Something in the Cellar: Ronald Searle’s Wonderful World of       Wine
The New Yorker Book of Lawyer Cartoons

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