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April Brenden Locke has commented on (3) products.

The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha
The Crying Tree

April Brenden Locke, July 14, 2009

Don't be put off by the seemingly dark subject matter of this novel--murder of a child, death penalty, hatred. It is really the story of the soul's journey from darkness to light set among real people. A captivating story that tested my thinking about justice and forgiveness.
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Anathem by Neal Stephenson
Anathem

April Brenden Locke, December 29, 2008

Anathem is like peering through a window and slowly realizing you are looking in a mirror. Stephenson's book is complex and thought-provoking. Awesome.
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Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

April Brenden Locke, November 2, 2008

Proust and the Squid is an exciting, readable mix of history, literature, archaeology, psychology, and linguistics. Wolf makes the case that reading is truly an unnatural and unlikely act.
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