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Lost in the Stacks

I read widely and compulsively and my fancies are ever changing. My love of reading, however, is no mere fancy. 

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The Stress of Her Regard
Tim Powers
Progress: 480/960 minutes
Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese This was a wonderful coming of age story about twin brothers, Marion and Shiva, who grow up during a time of turmoil in Ethiopia, raised by their adoptive parents who are physicians at a Mission Hospital in Addis Abbaba. I found Verghese's writing beautiful and compassionate. This is very much a character-driven novel; I was heart-broken to leave Ghosh, Hema, Shiva and Marion at the end of the book. Verghese has given us a story of humanity at its very best. I also appreciated the extensive bibilography, and look forward to reading more of the books that Verghese recommends.