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The Story of Charlotte's Web: E. B. White's Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic
Michael Sims
The Oxford Companion to Beer

Not her best

Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica - Zora Neale Hurston

I came to this book expecting a lot. I love Their Eyes Were Watching God and a lot of her other work. While this book had some really fascinating stories and solid writing (I loved the chapter on zombies), I couldn't help but be somewhat disappointed. The book was disjointed in its chapters - more just like a random collection of travel jouranls. And, I hate to say it, but parts of it were pretty boring. But the nonboring parts were very good (That may have been the stpuidest thing I've ever written about a book). 

 

No but seriously. Zombies.