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Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children

lindsey beadle, October 17, 2009

Really, one of the best nonfiction books I have read in a long time. I could barely put it down. Then I made the mistake of loaning it out when I hadn't finished the last chapter and my friend kept it awhile. Then my husband nabbed it the day I got it back. It is a good book! Very well written - easy and enjoyable to read. The subject matter is a nice wake up call to commonly held beliefs about kids. As a new mom I'm sure I will be referencing this book in the near future. If you have any interest in kids at all I'm pretty sure you'll find this book interesting and entertaining!
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Knockemstiff by Donald Ray Pollock
Knockemstiff

lindsey beadle, August 29, 2009

Maybe I'll come back to this one when my newborn little girl is a little older. I'm gonna call this review bad timing. I will say this: well written. Interesting (sort of shocking at times). Funny in a weird way. Just a little harsh. If you're thinking about reading this book, read the first few chapters in the book and be comfortable about brothers and sisters doing each other.
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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

lindsey beadle, August 29, 2009

A little technical term heavy for the average recreational nonfiction reader, but if you can hang with it, a fascinating study of reading and the brain. Made me want to keep reading actual books. There's all kinds of science and history and anecdote. Interesting.
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Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
Loving Frank

lindsey beadle, August 29, 2009

I thought I would pick up this book and be a little bored. I was wrong. I could barely put it down. If you are a mother, or have ever loved someone, or have ever been married, or are just female, I think at least some part of this will register with you. And it's great historical fiction. Really well written. And seems to be based as much as much truth as was available. Read it! I don't think you'll be disappointed.
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The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
The Cellist of Sarajevo

lindsey beadle, April 11, 2009

The other reviewers had more to say about this. It's a cool story. Especially if you play a stringed instrument (or are a sniper, but that seems less likely). Consider it. Teaches you some history too.
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