Time crunched? Need a laugh? Curious about almost everything? Gender aside, if you answered “yes” to any or all of those questions you’re a reader who will enjoy Books for Dudes, dude.
Native American History, Global Meals, the Middle East, U.S. Presidencies | Reference Short Takes, August 2016
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Running competitions are the most elemental of Olympic events, with a pedigree dating back to the Classical Games and Pheidippides’s legendary trek from Marathon to Athens. Readers seeking to immerse themselves in the lore and feel of the sport have a wealth of titles to choose from that will sweep them up into Rudyard Kipling’s “unforgiving minute” filled “with sixty seconds of distance run.”
Readers would do well to suspend disbelief and open their hearts to the romance, the lush prose, and the mystery of Helen Sedgwick’s original and inventive debut; a pleasurable read for lovers of historical fiction and for those longing for reassurance that following one’s passion does indeed lead to healing and belonging.