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Reader recommendation: Burning the Days

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

By Susan Belt, Patagonia, Ariz. / May 9, 2013

I am reading Burning the Days by James Salter. He calls this book a recollection. It is bits and pieces of a lifetime, expressed exquisitely:  an eye-opening word or phrase here, a jolt of memory there. I highly recommend it.

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