Five Star Books

A Listmania! list by 4real 4ever (Los Angeles, CA)
The list author says: "My best of the best: all time favorites across the spectrum"
The Year of Magical Thinking
1.  The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
The list author says:
  "One of the best meditations on marriage I've ever read."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (918 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
2.  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman
The list author says:
  "I wish I could structure a film as beautifully as Fadiman tells this story."
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A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
3.  A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
The list author says:
  "Am in awe of Ulrich's scholarship & how much she learned from a "diary" that simply listed daily events.  Changed how I think about colonial life, rural medicine & childbirth."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

The Bone People
4.  The Bone People by Keri Hulme
The list author says:
  "Brilliant.  Full immersion into staggering prose & a stunningly evocative story."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews)

How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter, New Edition
5.  How We Die: Reflections of Life's Final Chapter, New Edition by Sherwin B. Nuland
The list author says:
  "Total revelation re: how "hard" it is to die.  Made me think it might be easiest to go out by gunfire..."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
6.  A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara G. Walker
The list author says:
  "My favorite source for stitch patterns and ideas whenever I'm coming up w/ my own design."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (163 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
7.  Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison
The list author says:
  "My bible for figuring out new things to do w/ veggies"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (407 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version, Indexed
8.  The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocrypha, Augmented Third Edition, New Revised Standard Version, Indexed by Michael D. Coogan
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  "Most accurate and intelligent translation - done by an interdenominational committee of biblical scholars who worked directly from the early Greek, Aramaic and Hebrew texts."
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