Posts tagged with ‘4 Star books’

  • Book Review: The Kitchen House

    By on February 9, 2011

    My oldest sister recommended this novel to me and it was compelling enough to keep me up way too...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Priceless

    By on October 25, 2010

    More than 6 billion dollars worth of art is stolen each year. This book is the remarkable memoir of...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Olive Kitteridge

    By on July 26, 2010

      I liked this Pulitzer Prize winning book more than most that get that award, and I give it...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Season of Second Chances

    By on June 14, 2010

    A friend of mine recommended this book after I had read some horrendous titles recently that were not even...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: The Good Thief

    By on April 30, 2010

    I usually avoid books that are about breaking the ten commandments, but this time I made an exception. There...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Half Broke Horses

    By on March 24, 2010

    I own (but have not yet read) Jeannette Wall’s blockbuster novel The Glass Castle, and since she’s recently written...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: Buying a Piece of Paris

    By on December 1, 2009

    I’m in the middle of reading long winded but helpful how-to books, some deeply dense, thought provoking spiritual stuff,...

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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: Mondrian by John Milner

    By on February 23, 2009

      In this book about Mondrian by John Milner, I learned a lot about this artist, who made such...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: As Hot as It Was You Ought to Thank Me

    By on February 4, 2009

    I enjoyed the first two-thirds of this book better than the end. Initially I was giving it five...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book review: An Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett

    By on January 25, 2009

    Is reading considered an eccentric activity? What effect does the habit of reading have? The Queen is the uncommon...

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    Polly Castor