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A bunch of Pajibans reading and reviewing and honoring AlabamaPink.

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lyndamk #cbr4 review #29: Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna by Adam Zamoyski

Between balls, dalliances, hunts, and eating, it is a wonder the leaders at the Congress of Vienna had any time to negotiate the future of Europe. It makes the politicians dealing with the fiscal cliff seem like a bunch of stodgy old monks. Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #28: The United Nations by Sven Bernhard Gareis

If when you think of the UN all you think about are black helicopters or Ahmadinejad denying the Holocaust, then this probably a book you should put on your list. At least read the introduction. Please. Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #26: The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next #1) by Jasper Fforde

Looking for an alternate reality detective story that involves great books, but goes by quickly? Thursday Next just might be the gal for you. Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #24: The Summer Knight by Jim Butcher

Dude needs a new fairy godmother stat. Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #23: The Making of a President, 1960 by Theodore H. White

Didn’t get your fill of electoral goodness? Read this book to see how politicians made it happen in 1960. Read more at my blog…

lyndamk #cbr4 review #22: The Second Empress: A Novel of Napoleon’s Court by Michelle Moran

Napoleon gets a new wife. Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #21: The Book of Madness and Cures by Regina O’Melveny

Is your father a werewolf? Or is he just mad? Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #20: The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War by Nicholas Thompson

A hawk and a dove walk into a bar. Read more at my blog …

lyndamk #cbr4 review #19: The Twelfth Enchantment by David Liss

Fairies, magic, Lord Byron, oh my! Read more at my blog…

lyndamk #cbr4 review #18: George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis

The very long life of George F. Kennan. Read more at my blog.

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