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The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel
Rachel Joyce
Sex, Drugs, and Sea Slime: The Oceans' Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter
Ellen J. Prager
Intimate Voices from the First World War - Sarah Wallis, Svetlana Palmer I loved this book! My dad gave this book to me several years ago, and now I'm totally kicking myself for not reading it earlier. It's a collection of diary entries and letters home from soldiers, doctors, and even a few children (who are civilians, not soldiers). It follows about thirty people, some I could've done without and others I would've loved to hear more about, but in the end, the mix is a very interesting and compelling one. The diaries are from all sides--Austrian, French, German, Russian, British, Australian, Turkish, Scottish, Canadian, American, Serb, Guinean--almost every nationality involved. I'm sure it will stay with me for a very long time.