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Books: reading and grieving

by anneMoore on May 14, 2018

We read to learn, we read for pleasure, we read to escape. I found it hard to read anything other than newspapers in the days after my mother’s death. After a week or so, while I was still out in sunny hot Scottsdale, I got back to books. Here’s some I enjoyed: they took me […]

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Reading, traveling, lodging, dining New England

by anneMoore on January 10, 2018

I ate and drank and traveled and read my way through December and early January. Here’s what I enjoyed: Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid, which turned out to be my favorite read of the year. It’s about young lovers in an unnamed country that falls into civil war. The two must flee, leaving family behind, […]

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