Tag: 17th century

May 17

Book Review: At Home, A Short History of Private Life

At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson I have adored quite a few of Bill Bryson’s books, especially In a Sunburned Country and A Walk in the Woods, which I found both uproariously funny and full of fascinating anecdotes. I expected to like this one just as much, and got the …

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May 19

Book Review: The Day of Atonement

The Day of Atonement by David Liss When I first started this book, it annoyed me because the main character, Sebastian Foxx, was really dumb in some critical ways. He revealed too much to too many people, was overwhelmed with his cleverness, and trusted people who would obviously betray him before long. But it takes …

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