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Just finished 'Tender is the Night' by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It's like 'The Great Gatsby' writ large. Filled with subtle, elegant prose, with jabs of stinging wit!
 

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A Gentleman in Moscow, by Amor Towles. Highly recommend it. One of the most well-written books I have ever read.
 

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Now reading 'Anna Karenina' by Leo Tolstoy, and really enjoying it after the first dozen chapters.
 

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The Snowman by Jo Nesbo. If you like detective stories, it is worth reading.
 

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I'm on First King of Shannara, book 9 of a 32 book sequence by Terry Brooks, beginning with Running with the Demon and ending with The Last Druid. I started just a bit over a month ago.
 

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I've fallen out of the habit of reading regularly the last couple of years. Too often I wait until I go to bed and then I read only about 3-4 pages before I start falling asleep. It sometimes takes me forever to read a book. I'm averaging only about 1 book per month this year. I hope to up that total next year. I'm currently reading The Book Thief. I'm about 100 pages in and I'm enjoying it so far.
 

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'Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens' - With twenty-one #1 hit records, Buck Owens was one of Country music's biggest stars, and he epitomized the Bakersfield Sound.

Also, just finished reading 'The Bakersfield Sound' - a book that details the history of the Country music scene in Bakersfield, California, which included Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and other great artists, songwriters and musicians.

EDIT: Buck 'Em was a great read!
 
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Greta Thurnberg's No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference
 

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'Buck 'Em! The Autobiography of Buck Owens' - With twenty-one #1 hit records, Buck Owens was one of Country music's biggest stars, and he epitomized the Bakersfield Sound.

Also, just finished reading 'The Bakersfield Sound' - a book that details the history of the Country music scene in Bakersfield, California, which included Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and other great artists, songwriters and musicians.

I love the Bakersfield sound and Buck Owens so this is a book I'd probably enjoy. Just as much, if not more so, I'd be interested in learning more about Don Rich, Owens' right hand man. What a fantastic talent he was!

If you don't already know them you should check out The Derailers. They were a great band that fully embraced the Bakersfield sound. Their best years were 1995-2003 when founding member Tony Villanueva was still part of the group. They even released an album titled, "Under The Influence Of Buck".