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 Sonderbooks 84

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Welcome to Sonderbooks, an e-zine of book reviews by Sondra Eklund.
In this site, you can find good books for yourself or for friends.
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August 24, 2004


****Earth from Above, by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
****The Pentagon's New Map, by Thomas P. M. Barnett
****Sweeping Changes, by Gary Thorp
***Slipping into Paradise, by Jeffrey Mousaieff Masson
***Life's Work, by Lisa Belkin
**The Candidate, by Paul Alexander


*****Bel Canto, by Ann Patchett
***Murder is Academic, by Christine Poulson
***Murder, My Dear Watson, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon Lellenberg, and Daniel Stashower

Young Adult Fiction

  ****The Grand Tour, by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer

Children's Fiction

***The Tail of Emily Windsnap, by Liz Kessler

Old Favorite

(Young Adult Fiction):  ****Drowned Ammet, by Diana Wynne Jones

Picture Book Pick

****Catherine Certitude, story by Patrick Modiano, pictures by Jean-Jacques Sempé

Quotation of the Week

“The joy comes not from trying to keep things forever, but from keeping them well.”

—Gary Thorp in Sweeping Changes

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