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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

Trio for Blunt Instruments
Rex Stout
Progress: 20 %
A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael
Ellis Peters
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
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 Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %

Book a Day #24: Book that Reminds You of Your English Teacher

The Birthday Party - Harold Pinter

The Birthday Party, by Harold Pinter.  Part of a great class I had in college on "modern British and American drama," from an excellent teacher. Really made me appreciate a lot of fine modern plays.  (Though not even Dr. Raedel could make me like Samuel Beckett.  Sorry, Dr. Raedel.)


My mother kept asking me how I was doing in the class, and she kept being frustrated because I could only say "I don't know: 40% is the final exam, which we haven't taken yet, and the other 60% is the paper, which hasn't been turned in yet."  (It was no worries, though - I got an A in the class.)