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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Annie Dillard
Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
Karen Russell
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Claire North
Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them
Joshua Greene
The Wisdom Of The Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life
Luc Ferry

Thanks to Richard Dawkins I now know what Blancmange is

Probably not what Dawkins intended me to learn from the Blind Watchmaker, but in the first section of the book I became obsessed with all his references to Blancmange.  It seemed to be some kind of pudding!?  Made from almonds, this dessert which sets in a mould has a long tradition- Wikipedia says it was even mentioned in the Canterbury Tales!  I'm such a huge fan of anything nut flavored, I'm going to have to find a recipe and try it.