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Books: December 2013 Archives

Laurie Greenwood - Last minute book picks

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FICTION - 
Year of the Short story - Alice Munro / Lynn Coady,  Hellgoing
The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton (Winner of The Booker & the GG)

NON-FICTION
One Summer: America 1927, Billy Bryson

OVERALL FELL-GOOD BOOK FOR ANY AGES 
The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed Out the Window & Disappeared, Jonas Jonasson

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Laurie Greenwood - Kids Books for Christmas

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  • Youngest - The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers
  • Elementary - Fortunately, the Milk, Neil Gaiman
  • Teen - The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
  • Holiday - The Night Before Christmas by Canadian plasticine artist Barbara Reid
  • Pop-Up - Snowflakes, Jennifer Chushcoff

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Laurie Greenwood - Book for History Buffs

Laurie Greenwood joins us with suggestions for the book lover on your list. 
Today she had 3 historical reads to suggest: 

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  • Margaret MacMillan's THE WAR THAT ENDED PEACE: The Road to 1914
  • David O'Keefe - ONE DAY IN AUGUST: The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe
  • Scott Anderson - LAWRENCE IN ARABIA