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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

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: 12 %
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 %

August Book a Day #2: Best Pairing of Pictures and Text

Winnie-the-Pooh - A.A. Milne, Ernest H. Shepard The House at Pooh Corner - A.A. Milne, Ernest H. Shepard

I cannot imagine the story of Winnie-the-Pooh without the illustrations of E.H. Shepard.  (Though I hear Disney is subjecting our children to this monstrosity these days.  Color me not amused.)


I almost went with Alice in Wonderland (can't imagine that not illustrated by Tenniel), or Pauline Baynes' lovely work for C.S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia.