Tag: Paula McLain

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What’s with Wives?

Have you noticed that here are a ton of books about wives out there these days? And some of them are really good.

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The Vicissitudes of Travel

Travel disaster stories make the best travel writing. And Martha Gellhorn writes the best stories about the vicissitudes of travel.

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Book, Book, Books … So Many Books

One of the things I loved about teaching was the energy required to keep a class attentive, on task, and not bored. And the reciprocal energizing thrill of watching them catch on fire. Because a room full of teenagers who are engaged …

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Reading Round the Subject.

One of the great things about retirement is having time to read. And time to explore those “rabbit holes” that crop up when you’re reading a great book. Like when a book mentions a specific place or historical character and, instead of …

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