Monthly Archives: May 2012

Everyone’s struggle?

155.444 One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I’ve Learned About Everyone’s Struggle to Be Singular, by Abigail Pogrebin (2009). I’m a twin.  When I was growing up, that fact sometimes made me feel different, … Continue reading

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Watery 970s

Given a wide choice of local, regional, and national history, I seem to have been drawn to books on water.  (Maybe it’s time for a camping trip?) My choices: 971.315 A Respectable Ditch: A History of the Trent-Severn Waterway, 1833-1920, … Continue reading

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The big picture in the 550s

I am usually drawn to the particular, the specific details that make a person or place or thing unique, and therefore interesting.  Still, these are all big-picture books– the major forces of the sea, the sweeping changes of global temperature … Continue reading

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