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November 30, 2019

In November, I was reading ...

How the light gets in,
by Louise Penny

Northanger Abbey,
by Jane Austen

When in French:  love in a second language,
by Lauren Collins

My history:  a memoir of growing up,
by Antonia Fraser

Miss Buncle married,
by D.E. Stevenson

The custom of the country,
by Edith Wharton

Consider the fork:  a history of how we cook and eat,
by Bee Wilson

George Eliot in love,
by Brenda Maddox

As always, Julia: the letters of Julia Child
and Avis DeSoto
edited by Joan Reardon

The vows of silence,
by Susan Hill

When will there be good news?
by Kate Atkinson

The blue last and The grave Maurice,
by Martha Grimes

A tale of two sisters,
by Anna Maxted

The Sunday Philosophy Club and
Friends, Lovers, Chocolate,
by Alexander McCall Smith

The heiress,
by Ruth and Augustus Goetz

The bad beginning,
by Lemony Snicket

And justice there is none,
by Deborah Crombie

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