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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Cream of the Crop *Top Ten* 2010 Reads

RYCJs Most Memorable books read in 2010:

  • Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer *Breath-taking*
  • Hope's Boy: A Memoir by Andrew Bridge *Most humbling...*
  • Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas *A truly funny treat*
  • Maybe You Never Cry Again by Bernie Mac *Inspiring*
  • When We Were Colored: A Mother's Story by Eva Rutland *Absolutely 100% adorable*
  • My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at the New York Times by Gerald M. Boyd *Tremendously passionate*
  • Foxy: My Life in Three Acts by Pam Grier *Cover says it all!*
  • Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell *Remarkable.*
  • The kitchen sink papers: My life as a househusband by Mike McGrady *Hilarious!!!*
  • Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick *Must Read. Haunting.*

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