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Books as Furniture

A record of where time has been lost, spent, or restructured. 

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Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco
Robert Graysmith
Designing Networks and Services for the Cloud: Delivering business-grade cloud applications and services (Networking Technology)
Huseni Saboowala, Muhammad Abid, Sudhir Modali
Write Good or Die
Scott Nicholson
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them
Francine Prose

Rule of the Bone: Novel, a

Rule of the Bone - Russell Banks I found pages of pure genius in this novel. So much better than 'Catcher in the Rye' that I would recommend choosing this work over the earlier one if reading time is scarce. My only complaint is the writing in dialect that gets tiresome over time and serves to confuse more than enhance. I found that I would be sounding out the phrases in attempts to understand the narrative.