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Voices in Our Blood: America's Best on the Civil Rights Movement
Jon Meacham
Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life
C. Stuart Chapman
Mindfulness and Acceptance: Expanding the Cognitive-Behavioral Tradition
Steven C. Hayes, Victoria M. Follette, Marsha M. Linehan
Washington: A Life
Ron Chernow
Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia
Michael Korda
The 13th Sign
Kristin O'Donnell Tubb

David Sedaris: Live at Carnegie Hall/Live for Your Listening Pleasure (Audio CD)

David Sedaris: Live at Carnegie Hall/Live for Your Listening Pleasure (Audio CD) - David Sedaris OK, technically I listened to this "book". But when the last best hope for scary monolithic world domination of information - Amazon, says it is a book...I just say yes ma'am! After finishing David Sedaris: Live at Carnegie Hall, I'm getting in line to read his other concerts or listen to his other books...whatever...because he is hilarious! Apparently, I'm unbelievably late to the David Sedaris bandwagon, as friends of both my children and my parents have politely asked what took me so long? Sure, I allowed myself to get distracted by Comedy Central, You Tube, HBO, and Oprah (Oprah?...forget it, he's on roll.)I had forgotten there were folks writing really funny stuff. Jonathan Swift, Will Rogers, Woody Allen, Lewis Grizzard,and virtually every national political campaign since 1968 are all wonderfully funny reads, but starting with the Jackie Gleason Show my funny bone was distracted by the shiny lights and "How sweet it is!!". By the time Robin Williams and Bill Murray came along I had long ago abandoned trying to read something funny. Other than an odd John Irving novel, I rarely came across a reading inspired laugh. Now that has changed, and after my ribs heal I will read the rest of his works.