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Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Racing the Devil
Charles Todd
Progress: 20 %
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
Ross King
Progress: 64 %
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
Progress: 2 %
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %
Queen's Gambit: A Novel
Elizabeth Fremantle
Progress: 22 %
1913: The Eve of War
Paul Ham
Progress: 20 %
The William Shakespeare Detective Agency: The Dark Lady (The William Shakespeare Detective Agency Book 2)
Colin Falconer
Progress: 15 %
Cosmic Quest Cd (Bbc Audio)
Heather Couper

In Honor of Bastille Day

Dawn of the Belle Epoque: The Paris of Monet, Zola, Bernhardt, Eiffel, Debussy, Clemenceau, and Their Friends - Mary McAuliffe Twilight of the Belle Epoque: The Paris of Picasso, Stravinsky, Proust, Renault, Marie Curie, Gertrude Stein, and Their Friends Through the Great War - Mary McAuliffe A Distant Mirror:  The Calamitous 14th Century - Barbara W. Tuchman The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism - Ross King The Count of Monte Cristo (Wordsworth Classics) - Alexandre Dumas, Alexandre Dumas, Alexandre Dumas Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King - Antonia Fraser Eiffel's Tower: The Thrilling Story Behind Paris's Beloved Monument and theExtraordinary World's Fair That Introduced It - Jill Jonnes Paris to the Moon - Adam Gopnik The Iron King - Maurice Druon My Life in France - Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme

In honor of Bastille Day, a few of my favorite books about France, or with a French setting.