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Poll: What Are Your Favorite Biographies?

Friends, I’m on a fact-finding mission. Or to be more specific, I’m interested in the different ways people write about facts. Biographies can vary in style — journalistic, salacious, or massive in scope — and I want to know what biographies you all have enjoyed.

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Eight Works of Engaging Nonfiction You Should Read in 2014

Sometimes I feel it’s really hard to find good, well-written non-fiction that’s really engaging. So I’ve made a list of eight page-turners about truly interesting people and interesting stories.

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Lunchtime Poll: 10/12/11

Today’s LTP is simple.  Or maybe complex if you are a reader of multiple books at one time.  What are you reading right now?  This is, after all, a blog for bookish women.  Also, would you recommend the book you are reading?

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Legends of Royalty

What do you think of when you hear the word “history”? Memorizing lists of Roman emperors, trying to keep Henry VIII’s wives straight, or just the sheer number of North American battles named after otherwise inconspicuous geographic landmarks? You’re not alone, but you’re also missing out.