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BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE AGE OF A.I.: AND OUR HUMAN FUTURE
Henry Kissinger
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Three of our most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial...(+)

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MRIDULA RAMESH is the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste and water ...(+)

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About the book
Painstakingly researched, Water for Elephants revels in fascinating details from the distinct culture of travelling circuses in the 1930s.
A beautifully written book with a captivating and touching plot of love, death . . . and elephants.

Major movie in production, starring Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon, due for release in 2011.

Includes first chapter of Gruen's brand new novel Ape House.

 http://www.tworoadsbooks.com/index.php/books/water-for-elephants/


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'There is a tender story of first love, of murder, mayhem and animal and human brutality, of hucksters, whores and the general hoopla created when the circus rolls into town... This book is every bit the fabulous escapist entertainment that the big top once was.'
'You are so immersed in circus life that you are completely blinded by the thrilling, fatal dazzle of sequins and sawdust.'
'This masterpiece of storytelling is a book about what animals can teach people about love.'
'Lovely and mesmerising.'

'I loved Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. Great story, loads of fun; hard to put down. So what if the heroine weighs 2500 pounds?'