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View Diary: What are you reading? Oct 16, 2013 (34 comments)

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  •  Finished audio of "The Boys in the Boat," by (5+ / 0-)

    Daniel James Brown. Excellent narrator. Non-fiction about the 1936 men's 8 crew (U of Wash.) which won the Berlin Olympics. Lots of detail re U.S. and Germany.

    Listening to another intriguing audio:  "Birds Without Wings," by Louis de Bernieres. Fiction set in a small town in present-day Turkey. Lots of interesting characters and a terrific and funny narratorbb

    Reading:  "Where China Meets India:  Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia," by Thant Myint-U, who isbthe grandson of U-Thant. Good writer of accessible history.

    Finished "Caleb's Crossing," by Geraldine Brooks. Excellent historical fiction re the first anative American grad. Of Harvard College. 1665.

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