22: Books I read last year

2016 edition! I didn't realize I read significantly less than in 2015. Not good! Will take this as motivation to read more in 2017. The italicized books are the ones I particularly liked. 1. Is everyone hanging out without me? - Mindy Kaling 2. I Shall Not Hate - Izzeldin Abuleish 3. Room - Emma …

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Waiting for First Light: My Battle with PTSD

The phrase ‘must-read’ is warranted for Roméo Dallaire’s memoir Waiting for First Light: My Battle with PTSD. Especially poignant if you are Canadian and are concerned with how our country treats our veterans, or you have an interest in international affairs, human rights, and mental health. Dallaire is unflinching in his honesty with his battle …

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“There are no good men among the living, and no bad ones among the dead” – Book Review

Top Taliban leaders actually tried to surrender within months of the US invasion, renouncing all political activity and submitting to the new government. Effectively, the Taliban ceased to exist—yet the Americans were unwilling to accept such a turnaround. Instead, driven by false intelligence from their allies and an unyielding mandate to fight terrorism, American forces …

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