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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

Women of Our Time: 75 Portraits of Remarkable Women

Women of Our Time: 75 Portraits of Remarkable Women - Frederick S. Voss, Cokie Roberts Are there women missing from this compendium? Absolutely. There are a lot of white ladies in here. That being said, I adored this book. Not only are the portraits gorgeous, they are incredibly diverse - some more formal portraits and many artistic and "caught in the moment." Added bonus: I learned about many pioneering women that I had never heard of. It's not news that history in our public schools is notorious for leaving the ladies out and this book enlightened me on many levels. This one is a keeper, as I will definitely refer back to it for inspiration.