Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Teaser Tuesday Trifecta

Because I seem to be reading books faster than Tuesdays come around, I have another triple teaser this week, from a diverse batch of books. They are all non-fiction, but that's about the only thing they have in common.

In this place and time, facing the world and my ignorance of it, everything has become sharper.  When I look at Maung, I see someone who has given himself over, completely, to a cause bigger than his one life.

-- Burmese Lessons: A True Love Story  is Karen Connelly (reviewed here)

Congress should change the federal tax code so that individuals and families can deduct health care [insurance] premiums from their taxes.
Companies, but not their workers, can write off the cost of coverage.
-- The Truth About Obamacare by Sally C. Pipes

On my right, the horseman eyed my breakfast. having finished his own.  Maybe he was just looking for a way to be friendly.
-- from "A Stranger in Town" in Another Way the River Has: Taut True Tales from the Northwest by Robin Cody (published by OSU Press).

Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.

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