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Biana Weatherford
A coworker who is as avid a reader as I am SWORE by this book. Said it was the best he had read in years. That was when I decided that we needed to quit sharing our titles and switch conversation topics.

I will say that it was HIGHLY creative. Unfortunat... ...more
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Dev Patel
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Mary Wood
I wanted to like this book...and 1 just couldn't. It was difficult to find anything to like or care about with any of the characters. ...more
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Dena Huff
Jenna wrote: "Candice wrote: "I have two questions about this chapter. I've done a re-read of a few parts trying to figure this out but can't. There are spoilers in my questions though:[spoilers removed]"

Rob..."


It also talks about it later in the Sasha/... ...more
updated May 01, 2014 09:12AM
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Sakura87
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Il tempo è un bastardo è (ormai lo si può affermare con leggerezza) un classico esempio della narrativa postmoderna statunitense, al punto da pensare che nella sua...
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updated Apr 21, 2014 09:56AM
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Erinn Batykefer
Hello West Side Stories fans!

Don't forget that this week we'll be discussing A Visit from the Goon Squadby Jennifer Egan on THURSDAY APRIL 24 at 6:30!

As usual, we'll be meeting at Barriques on Old Sauk road, and our Friends Group will be buying drinks!... ...more
updated Apr 04, 2014 07:19AM
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Erinn Batykefer
When I started this one, the chapters really threw me because each one was different-- I wasn't sure what I was supposed to be paying attention to. But once I read Egan's idea of A Visit from the Goon Squadas a concept album, I had MUCH more fun-- check... ...more
updated Feb 04, 2014 11:25PM
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Alison
Yeah. I don't think I know of enough actors in the 24-25 year old age range. Also known as "boys that I could have babysat when I was in college." ...more
updated Jan 25, 2014 08:32AM
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Tracy Reilly
Ellen wrote: "Jennifer, How could you not include the pause in DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN by Lee Michaels. (1971) in your PPT chapter?"

Good one! But, can't have everything!!)) ...more
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