The cliche holds that no good deed goes unpunished. But for some music and dance students, a flash mob performance of the Waltz of the Flowers from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker seems to be bringing more love – not more punishment – at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital.
Favorite Books of 2010
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Both Kassie and Christopher loved The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas. They also discuss recent books by Phillip Roth, Patti Smith, Andrew Erven, Rose Tremain, and a one-of-a-kind memoir by Ivana Lowell called Why Not Say What Happened?
Some of their favorites:
The Slap – Christos Tsiolkas
Matterhorn – Karl Marlantes
Extraordinary Renditions – Andrew Ervin
Nemesis – Philip Roth
Spies of the Balkans -Alan Furst
Sunset Park – Paul Auster
Just Kids – Patti Smith
Why Not Say What Happened? – Ivana Lowell
Tinkers – Paul Harding
Trespass – Rose Tremain
The Wake of Forgiveness – Bruce Machart
Mentor – Tom Grimes
Bound – Antonya Nelson
The People Who Watched Her Pass By – Scott Bradfield
Something Is Out There – Richard Bausch
Do you agree with their choices? Leave a comment and let us know your favorite books of 2010!