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Ten Authors I’ve Only Read One Book Of and Need to Read More


Today, the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish have asked us to list ten authors that I’ve only read one book from but need to read more. It happens to me all the time, I read a book by an author, love it so much that I look up all books written by ...

Cutting for Stone – A Book Review


Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese A sweeping, emotionally riveting first novel—an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home. Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa. Orphaned by ...

Teaser Tuesdays – Cutting for Stone


Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese With the colon swollen to Hindenburg proportions it would be all too easy to nick the bowel and spill feces into the abdominal cavity. He made a middle incision, then deepened it carefully, like a sapper defusing a bomb. Just when panic was setting in because he felt ...