Reading the Alphabet

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MackerelCat
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Updating, having read the R book over the weekend:

A. The Artful Egg by James McClure
B. The Body by Bill Bryson
C. The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell
D. Dog in the Dark by Gerald Hammond
E.
F.
G. The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott
H. H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald and Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker
I. In the Valley of the Sun by Andy David
J.
K. The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan.
L.
M.
N. Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder.
O. Operating Room Confidential: What Really Goes On When You Go Under by Paul Whang, MD & Organizing Her Life by Laura Saunders
P. The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donohue
Q.
R. Reading Behind Bars: A True Story of Literature, Law and Life as a Prison Librarian by Jill Grunenwald. (Probably one of the more unusual jobs anyone could ever have!)
S. The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
T. This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett & This Won't Hurt a Bit (can't remember author)
U.
V.
W. Whose Dog Are You? by Gerald Hammond & The Wide Night Sky by Matt Dean
X.
Y.
Z.
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Finished my "Q" book. Queen by Right by Anne Easter Smith.

Moving on now to the "T" book and will look on my bookshelves to see if I have a book for "U".

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Read Tidelands by Phillipa Gregory. Started on the "V" book, but am looking for my "U" read. It is getting harder to find things on my shelves, but I believe I have something on my ereader for that letter.

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I keep repeating letters when I find something interesting, so this is going to take a while. :)

Repeating "G," I just finished "Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash" by Elizabeth Royte, which chronicles a year in which she traced the course of her family's trash and waste from her home in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, to its end destination. Along the way, she experimented with composting, talked to various organizations about composting, sewage, turning plastics into lumber, recycling, landfill reclamation, and what really happens to plastic waste, industrial waste, old cars and discarded Christmas trees. She has a light touch on a heavy subject that made it a really good reading experience.
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