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Day 820 March 31 2011

In 5th line on March 31, 2011 at 10:46 am

“Just keep your voice down, Joe.”~~The Strangler by William Landay

The story of a murdered policeman and his family during the days of the Boston Strangler.

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Day 819 March 30 2011

In 5th line on March 30, 2011 at 10:41 am

“My father used to say never mind how you look because it all goes to hell in a handbasket some day.”~~Resurrection by Tucker Malarkey

Gemma searches for clues about her fathers death and ends up with a tangled mess of early Christianity and the gospels.

Day 818 March 29 2011

In 5th line on March 29, 2011 at 10:38 am

“She was out of her mind.”~~A Mouth Like Yours by Daniel Duane

Harp falls for Joan while Shauna waits for him. Fun times in Berkeley!

Day 817 March 28 2011

In 5th line on March 28, 2011 at 10:33 am

“For fifty dollars I took lessons in her huge kitchen, on the second floor of the Dakota,” says Wolfert.”~~The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation by David Kamp

A look at how the US has transformed from steak and potatoes to gourmet everything. Yum!

Day 816 March 27 2011

In 5th line on March 27, 2011 at 10:22 am

“In some sense, score-settling was what they did for a living.”~~Forgetfulness by Ward Just

Thomas just wants to forget that terrorists killed his wife. Will he be accept what’s happened? Or will he seek vengeance?

Day 815 March 26 2011

In 5th line on March 27, 2011 at 5:17 am

“You’d have to know the phoebe.”~~Letters From Eden: A Year At Home, In the Woods by Julie Zickefoose

NPR commentator Julie Zickefoose shares her observations about nature in this collection.

Day 814 March 25 2011

In 5th line on March 27, 2011 at 5:09 am

“Right on the mirror in there.”~~Best of the Best by Tim Green

Twelve-year-old Josh is a baseball superstar, but is he the best of the best?

Day 813 March 24 2011

In 5th line on March 24, 2011 at 10:25 am

“It was my favorite time of year.”~~The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner

A collection of short stories about relationships.

Day 812 March 23 2011

In 5th line on March 23, 2011 at 10:15 am

“They’d found it impossible to believe in it for a moment.”~~Please, Mr. Einstein by Jean-Claude Carriere

An interview with Einstein (after his death).

Day 811 March 22 2010

In 5th line on March 22, 2011 at 8:09 pm

“He replaced the straight-wire spark gap with two metal rods with spheres attached to their opposite ends.”~~The History of Wireless: How Creative Minds Produced Technology for the Masses by Ira Brodsky

From the experiments of Volta and Faraday to modern tech. Electrifying!