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The Current Reading List: "The Last Summer of the Camperdowns" and More.

Lake Monona Morning.


Despite a great many distractions and a lengthy to-do list, I'm managing to find time to finish a terrific new book, The Last Summer of the Camperdowns by Elizabeth Kelly.  I plan to write about it here shortly.  After Camperdowns, I have a stack of books to work down, including:


Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino, and


Given that President Obama is visiting Mexico this week, I think I'll start with This Love is Not for Cowards, which received good reviews when it was published last year.  In the book author Robert Andrew Powell writes about a season of soccer in Ciudad Juarez.  Ciudad Juarez is just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas.  A snarl of murder and gang violence, Ciudad Jarez has been called the world's most dangerous city.  It should be an interesting read.   

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