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Paddy's Lament, Ireland 1846-1847: Prelude to Hatred
Thomas Gallagher
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Jenny K. Blake
When in French: Love in a Second Language
Lauren Collins
Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job
Jesse Sostrin
Vision and Art: The Biology of Seeing
David Hubel, Margaret S. Livingstone
Achieving Your Potential As A Photographer: A Creative Companion and Workbook
Harold Davis
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Sherry Turkle
Picture Perfect Practice: A Self-Training Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Taking World-Class Photographs (Voices That Matter)
Roberto Valenzuela
Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner
Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection
Jacob Silverman

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer Wonderful -- I was interested in Juliet (the writer), her circle (Sidney, her publisher, Sophie her friend, Sidney's sister, not so interested in the boyfriend Markham), the people on Guernsey (Elizabeth in absentia, especially her 4 year old daughter Kit, Dawsey, Isola, and almost all the characters on the island), and the interplay of the stories. I became interested in the history of the Channel Islands during WWII and have started reading some on that, as well as requesting a BBC DVD dramatization of Island at War about this. Pulls in love of reading /transformational power of reading, weariness of the war (but how can you put it aside?), a great love story, references to Pride and Prejudice. Everything to love.