2011 Favorites: Books

I must admit that I am a sucker for “Year In Review” posts and articles. I enjoy reflecting on what’s happened and though I know a calendar year is a somewhat arbitrary unit, it still works out pretty well as a timeframe to reflect upon. Many people will right “Best of 2011” lists for many…


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30 DoB, Day 26: A Book That Changed Your Opinion

Every day when I drive to work, I see them standing to the side of a strip mall parking lot.  Every time I go to the community park in the morning for tennis, they’re clustered near the entrance. They are day workers, almost certainly every one of them in the country illegally. Thinking about them…

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Book Review: “When The Killing’s Done” by T.C. Boyle

“I’ll be civil when the killing’s done…” Dave LaJoy I’m going to get right to the point: T.C. Boyle’s latest novel, When The Killing’s Done, ought to be the book that is the lens through which we scrutinize ourselves as a society – not Jonathan Franzen’s it-book from last year, Freedom. Focused on the Channel…

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