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Graham Joyce: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Graham Joyce

The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit is set on the English coast in the hot summer of 1976, so the music in this playlist is pretty much all from the... Continue »
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An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin
An Object of Beauty

Vivian Solomon, August 4, 2012

A brief history of contemporary, modern, and pop art, wrapped up in a novel. Martin's descriptions of specific art works (with photographs) are lovely. I gave the book only 4 stars because I was not thrilled by the plot. But I did read the book in one sitting, so I recommend it.
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The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean

Vivian Solomon, December 30, 2011

I can't stop talking about and recommending this book. It's fascinating - and on a subject to which I had not given much thought. The author interviews interesting, and often humorous, experts about terrifying experiences at sea. Give it a try!
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