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Original Essays | September 18, 2014

Lin Enger: IMG Knowing vs. Knowing

On a hot July evening years ago, my Toyota Tercel overheated on a flat stretch of highway north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A steam geyser shot up from... Continue »
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    The High Divide

    Lin Enger 9781616203757


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Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage by Elizabeth Gilbert
Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

Kelly A, May 25, 2010

This is NOT "Eat, Pray, Love the Sequel" Thank God. I would be honored to be added to the list of 27 women Gilbert considered her readers for this book. After finishing it, much quicker than "Eat, Pray" I feel I just had a great conversation with a well-educated friend who is working on a really interesting research project. The tidbits of data are sprinkled throughout the main tale that served as the main thread of the book: the path to a life together with "the Brazillian."
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Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi
Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

Kelly A, May 7, 2010

If nothing else, read this book for the opening line, one of the best...ever.
And the reader feels they are living in Los Angeles as the Summer of Love is ending and a scarier, uglier time is beginning.

And it should be required reading for aspiring prosecutors.
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A Woman's Worth by Marianne Williamson
A Woman's Worth

Kelly A, April 30, 2010

Williamson's feminism is one that embraces women's power and unique gifts while welcoming men into that world. A gentle, not overwhelming introduction to A Course in Miracles illustrates how the concepts can be used to see the world in a different way.
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The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison
The Kiss

Kelly A, April 19, 2010

Searing is the best adjective for this book. The imagery is completely unblinking and the reader is powerless to look away.
It inhabits acres of gray on the subject that is very easily seen in black and white, right or wrong terms.
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White Oleander (Oprah's Book Club) by Janet Fitch
White Oleander (Oprah's Book Club)

Kelly A, April 15, 2010

The characters in this book are real and deliciously contradictory, embodying Walt Whitman's statement that he can contain multitudes. No one is all bad or all good and the "victim's" story does not stop there or end predictably with vindication.
The portrait of Los Angeles is fascinating enough to make the city itself one of the characters.
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