Category Archives: Bethany’s FBCWLC

One Pound, Nine Ounces: A Review of Jon Krakauer’s Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman (by Bethany)

TBCWL So Far: 3 pounds, 1 ounce I know people who hate war but love football, and I don’t even want to think about the kind of cognitive dissonance that has to happen inside their heads to make that weird … Continue reading

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One Pound, Eight Ounces: A Review of Caleb Carr’s The Alienist (by Bethany)

Total Book Weight Lost (TBWL) So Far: 1 pound, 8 ounces I have a feeling that this book weight loss challenge is not going to be as impressive as I had anticipated. This book is a chunker: it’s a hardback … Continue reading

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My Book Collection’s Fall Weight Loss Challenge (by Bethany)

I think I’ve already mentioned once or twice that I’m moving soon – my most likely departure date from New England is the Saturday after Thanksgiving. I’ll be reducing my apartment (plus attic storage!) full of possessions down to what … Continue reading

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