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dperipatetic

Joined March 2017

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The Library Book | Susan Orlean
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I can't imagine a life without books and libraries. A must-read!

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Lethal White | Robert Galbraith
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Another lovely adventure. This series is feeling more and more like it's Robin's story. Can't wait for the next one!

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Death's End | Cixin Liu
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The magnitude and the scope of Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy is something to be experienced.

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My Dead Parents: A Memoir | Anya Yurchyshyn
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A wonderfully written memoir showcasing the complexity of human relationship dynamics and the hidden multidimensionality of humankind.

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Snap | Belinda Bauer
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A heartwarming murder mystery, as if that was possible!

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Thirteen | Steve Cavanagh
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Superb thriller. Proper page-turner!

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Circe | Madeline Miller
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A fantastic exploration of Greek mythology.

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Pachinko | Min Jin Lee
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A beautiful multi-generational epic of an immigrant Korean family in Japan. So many wonderful flavors!

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Simple and practical guide to enhance critical thinking capabilities. Super useful in the present day world.

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A riveting and devastating account of greed, murders and injustice in the Osage nation in the 1920s.

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Persepolis I & II | Marjane Satrapi
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Individual histories are equally important to general history. A beautiful coming-of-age story in a rapidly changing, topsy turvy country.

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A classic read. It still holds relevance 65 years since first published. Its shocking how the book's depicted future has become our reality in certain aspects!

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A call for a comprehensive rethinking of legacy economic concepts, no longer suited for the current environment. It's mindboggling how much our assumptions mold our thought process.

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Gripping caricature of a war-torn country and its inhabitants!

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A riveting and compassionate account!

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Historical fiction at its best!

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An exquisite collection of genre-bending short stories!

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Annihilation | Jeff VanderMeer
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SciFi at its best - Suspenseful, haunting and intriguing. Looking forward to read book 2.

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A brilliant and frightening case study about recurrent totalitarianism.

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A very knowledgeable read about the past, present and future of global inequality.

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A lovely and fantastical collection of short stories and poems.

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The Palace of Illusions: A Novel | Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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A retelling of the Mahabharata from Draupadi's, the feminist, perspective.

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The Book Thief | Markus Zusak
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Devastating yet beautiful tale set in WW2 Germany. Words matter.

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Environment shapes humanity. Humanity shapes environment. Rinse. Repeat.
Everyone should read this book.

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Artemis | Andy Weir
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If Mars was fun, the Moon cannot be that far behind.

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Origin | Dan Brown
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Ugh.

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Sing, Unburied, Sing | Jesmyn Ward
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Complexities of human relationships shaped by the past displayed in raw format.

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dperipatetic Absolutely. One of the best books I've read this year. 2y
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Timely reminders from the past in the ever so unraveling present for a bright future.

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Necessary retelling of historical events in a provocative book.

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Career of Evil | Robert Galbraith
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Best of the series so far. Character driven mystery masterpiece!

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An emotional and poetic telling of the history of Latvia and its people.

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Exit West: A Novel | Mohsin Hamid
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A fantastical tale about a couple of refugees escaping war and yet never really escaping it.

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Any exquisite collection of essays.

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The Sympathizer | Viet Thanh Nguyen
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Dark humor at its best.

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An inventive coming-of-age story.

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When Breath Becomes Air | Paul Kalanithi
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It was poignant. Explored the two sides of doctor-patient relationship. And it showcased how you can choose to adapt to the hand dealt to you by life.

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Illogical scepticism of today has been a century in the making. An important read!

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Lincoln in the Bardo | George Saunders
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A roller coaster of emotions and a structurally wonderful reading adventure!

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Homegoing: A novel | Yaa Gyasi
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"History in the making" personified.

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Small decisions. Big impacts.

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Thrilling and thought-provoking.

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The Dark Forest | Cixin Liu
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Continued excellence. Can't wait to read the third in the series!

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Let's do this!

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Heartbreaking. Evocative. Raw. Breathtaking.

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Someone put it very accurately: In five years, everything can change...but in two hundred - nothing.

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People are neither good nor bad. Everyone has their own lot in life...

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The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood
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Hauntingly beautiful and poetic.

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