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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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Sep 15

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organising by Marie Kondo My friend told me about this a year or two ago, calling it “a hoot” and recently it’s been coming up more and more in the media, so I put this popular book on hold at the library. I …

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Mar 10

Book Review: If Walls Could Talk

If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home by Lucy Worsley This book could more accurately be called “Every day life in pre-modern England.” It’s great for anyone who wants to learn about what every day life in England was like in the middle ages through the early 20th century. Categorized by themes …

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