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by Cheryl Strayed

A candid, inspiring narrative of the author’s brutal physical and psychological journey through a wilderness of despair to a... Full review >

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by Bill Bryson

“Walking is what we did,” Bryson states: 800-plus out of the 2,100-plus miles, and that good sliver is sheer comic travel... Full review >

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    ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY

    JUNE 1, 1972

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by Judith Viorst illustrated by Ray Cruz

If Alexander's mother is smart to offer casual sympathy without phoney consolation, Cruz and Viorst accord readers the same... Full review >

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    IN THE HEART OF THE SEA

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by Nathaniel Philbrick

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