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The Hour I First Believed

Written by Wally Lamb It’s been 10 years since the author of I Know This Much Is True and She’s Come Undone—has written a book, but Wally Lamb still retains the magic of storytelling in his third novel, The Hour I First Believed. To ...
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My Stroke of Insight (Penguin Books Ltd. 2009)

By Jill Bolte Taylor, PhD Imagine being a well-accomplished, 37-year old sharp professional of the Harvard pedigree at the prime of your career—healthy as a whistle and with a bright future—only to wake up one morning to discover you’re having a stroke. Your smart ...
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My Sister's Keeper

by Jodi Picoult
Critically acclaimed Jodi Picoult zeroes in on the issue of human genetic engineering in her book My Sister’s Keeper. It’s a powerful story about the Fitzgeralds, a family united in their love for each other but divided on where the boundaries of family obligations, love
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Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization

By Jeff Rubin
Jeff Rubin was former chief economist at CIBC World Markets. However, in his book Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller, Rubin isn’t talking about banking, he’s talking about the big bad oil era – and discusses the inevitable conclusion of
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