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SusannaG

SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

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

Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
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 %

(US) Kindle Daily Deal

The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism - Ross King

Today there's a Daily Deal for U.S. Kindle owners of this fine work of art history, about the French art world in the 1860s and 1870s, and the dawn of the Impressionists.  It is mostly about Ernest Meissionier, then very famous and the star of the official salons, and Edouard Manet, the reviled Impressionist.  I read this a couple of years ago, and recommend it to anyone interested in the period or subject.  It is normally $11.99; today it is $1.99.