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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

The Partly Cloudy Patriot

The Partly Cloudy Patriot - Thanks to the beautiful drag queens at a Palm Springs, CA thrift shop, who thrust this book into my hands! I love listening to Sarah Vowell on NPR, but I am ashamed to say that I have never read any of her books. Well, I'm going to remedy that right away! I LOVED this collection of stories. She is so honest about her conflict around loving her country and being extremely disappointed in how things are going in the good old U.S. of A. She's an unabashed political history NERD and I adore how beautifully she writes about embracing her nerdom, and really in fact, reveling in it. She is a true national treasure!