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The Partly Cloudy Patriot
Katherine Streeter, Sarah Vowell
The Age of Edison
Ernest Freeberg
Tales of the Alhambra
Washington Irving
Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey
Alison Gernsheim
The Collected Plays of Theodore Dreiser
Frederic E. Rusch, Keith Newlin
Great Stories of the Sea & Ships
Peter Hurd, N.C. Wyeth
The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra: A Discussion, Vol 1
Haruo Suda Katsuji Saito, Takanori Endo, Daisaku Ikeda
Advice to Writers: A Compendium of Quotes, Anecdotes, and Writerly Wisdom from a Dazzling Array of Literary Lights
Jon Winokur
Complete Works of Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde, Merlin Holland
The Alexandria Link  - Steve Berry

4 stars. 

 

#2 in the series. 

 

Reread (many years later) so I can read them in order. Since I didn't remember much of the book it was fun. It also helped fit characters in the time line of the series together. Since I'm a fan of all things Library of Alexandria, I can imagine I may read this one yet again in the future. 

 

Since I wasn't feeling well, the three days it took to read felt longer. 

 

I particularly like the Writer's Note and Interview at the end of the book. 

 

I'm looking forward to rereading (and reading for the first time) the rest of the series, in order.