The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis: Book Review

The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis edited by Caroline Kennedy Book Cover

3.5 Stars. I don’t read a lot of poetry and don’t really feel that I have the tools to review it. All I can say is that I know what I like when I read it. I’m not someone who is going to devote a lot of time to dissecting a poem and wrenching every ounce of meaning from it. I had enough of that in school. I can’t even remember […]

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Ada Blackjack by Jennifer Niven: Book Review

4 Stars. I found this book absolutely fascinating. The remarkable thing about Ada’s survival is that she knew very little about surviving Arctic conditions. She was raised in the village of Nome. She’d seen some Inuit (the preferred term now) elders hunting and employing traditional skills when she was very young but she […]

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