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Books I've loved that you may not have heard of (yet):

Chez Moi by Agnes Desarthe

The Little Book by Selden Edwards

Miss Alcott's Email by Kit Bakke

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach

Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life by Pamela Smith Hill

Sweetsmoke by David Fuller

Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart

Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife by Sam Savage

Atomic Farmgirl: Growing Up Right in the Wrong Place by Teri Hein

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka

Chronicles: Volume One by Bob Dylan

Feast of Love by Charles Baxter, and pretty much anything by Charles

Woman: An Intimate Geography by Natalie Angier

How All This Started by Pete Fromm

The Singing and Dancing Daughters of God by Timothy Schaffert, and again, anything by Timothy. My review:
"The Singing and Dancing Daughters of God is an honest and unflinching story of families unraveled and the heartache and joy only loved ones can spark in each other. With skill and tenderness, Timothy Schaffert unfolds his characters' hopes, strengths, and frailties in this gorgeous novel, revealing the crazy-quilt fabric of humanity."

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