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LindaHilton

Linda Hilton

Reader, Writer, Merciless Reviewer and Incurable Romantic

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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
Nancy MacLean
Progress: 134/574 pages
Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy
Christopher L. Hayes
Progress: 17/304 pages
The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance
Northrop Frye
Progress: 43/200 pages
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
Arlie Russell Hochschild
Progress: 96/454 pages
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Ibram X. Kendi
Progress: 22/750 pages
All the President's Men
Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward
Progress: 73/383 pages
Women's Gothic and Romantic Fiction: A Reference Guide (American Popular Culture)
Kay Mussell
Progress: 17/157 pages
The Looking-Glass Portrait
Linda Hilton
Really Neat Rocks: A casual introduction to the rocks & gems of Arizona and the lapidary arts
Linda Hilton
Progress: 61/61 pages
Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
Jon Krakauer
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April 2018
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text: 46,146 to start
Three thousand words of transcription yesterday was probably too much. I need to take it easier. My goal is to finish the ...
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Quick: name the 4 American territories that aren't Puerto Rico. I'm betting my BookLikes friends are the most likely to kno...
text: 45,788
I didn't realize how much text I had scribbled in my spiral notebook. My intention was to transcribe all of it onto the lapt...
April 2018
25
text: I'm writing again.
I wrote several pages -- longhand -- last night, a couple more this morning. It's not much, but it's something.
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I kind of laugh at this book being marketed as Gothic. It's really not. I mean there's an old castle, but the book itself is ...
April 2018
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Parts of this are fascinating, but the play by play descriptions of military campaigns are really not. Oh, and the revoluti...
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Apologies in advance fellow booklikers. I read a ton of books and I didn’t have a chance to keep up with everything on my das...
April 2018
23
text: It begins
I had to look straight up into the sky to get this, so I really couldn't see much of anything. The clarity of this picture w...
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OB & I met at Powells and browsed for books and then got coffee! It was amazing. Pic of my books: Since both of us hav...
text: Frye on Dickens and Scott
I'm enjoying this. Because the contents are actually lectures given at Harvard, I'm wishing I could hear Frye's delivery. I...
The Secular Scripture: A Study of the Structure of Romance (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) - Northrop Frye
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April 2018
22
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This book is mostly what it says on the tin, anecdotes about Magdalena's travels seeking out the world's most endangered plan...
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April 2018
21
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I bought this awhile back, but realized I neglected to add it to my shelves. I searched for it in every possible way I could,...