Books

  • Book Review: Women In Love

    By on May 23, 2009

    This classic by D.H. Lawrence has been on my to-be-read list for probably twenty years. The best thing I...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Journal of a Solitude

    By on May 9, 2009

    I loved this book and give it five stars. I heard a retrospective on NPR of their best interviews...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Warden

    By on April 23, 2009

    This is the first book I’ve ever read of Anthony Trollope. I liked it well enough to add it’s...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Mysterious Benedict Society

    By on April 18, 2009

    My 12 year old daughter has read this book by Trenton Lee Stewart so many times, I finally succumbed...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Beyond Belief

    By on April 10, 2009

    A review of this book in the Christian Science Monitor said, “This remarkable book will stir and provoke thought. ...

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    Polly Castor
  • Two Book Reviews

    By on April 7, 2009

    The above two books are the best (non-spiritual) non-fiction I have read since the Omnivore’s Dilemma a few years...

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    Polly Castor
  • Hope for the Ocean’s Seafood

    By on March 29, 2009

    This entry is a follow up to yesterdays’ entry on overfishing which you can read here if you missed...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Art of Detection

    By on March 24, 2009

    I read this book because I had read another book titled The Beekeeper’s Apprentice a few years ago, also by...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: House of Daughters

    By on March 18, 2009

    I enjoyed this book even though I’m only giving it three stars.  It was a bit shallow but the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Lemon Cake and an American Poetry Anthology

    By on March 14, 2009

      I had a pleasant Friday evening last night interspersed with intervals working in my office, making a Lemon...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Their Eyes Were Watching God

    By on March 12, 2009

      This book was a masterpiece.  I give it five stars even though when I tried to read it...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers

    By on February 26, 2009

      Do you know the story of Hosea in the Bible?  This Christian story mirrors it with a good...

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    Polly Castor