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The Fishermen
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Meal Reservations
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last updated Aug 12, 2016 01:01PM
Are you coming?
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last updated Aug 09, 2016 10:54AM
Hotel
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last updated May 25, 2016 02:45PM
What to do
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last updated May 03, 2016 02:52PM
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+ Welcome
* Welcome to Constant Reader
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last updated May 01, 2016 07:25AM
* Orientation
By Sherry , Doyenne · 308 posts · 4115 views
last updated Oct 20, 2013 06:38PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Welcome to Constant Reader
By Sherry , Doyenne · 712 posts · 1162 views
last updated Apr 18, 2016 06:07AM
A new reader, from London
By Andrew · 22 posts · 128 views
last updated Jan 09, 2015 02:12AM
Greetings from Malaysia
By Vinodh · 5 posts · 76 views
last updated Sep 24, 2013 06:49AM
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+ Constant Reader
What I'm Reading - August/September 2016
By Mary Anne · 33 posts · 42 views
last updated 1 hour, 54 min ago
PBK Summer reading list
By Ruth · 22 posts · 47 views
last updated Aug 08, 2016 11:59AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. What I'm Reading -- May/July 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 223 posts · 96 views
last updated Aug 06, 2016 04:21PM
Challenges - 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 28 posts · 110 views
last updated Aug 02, 2016 10:03PM
Man Booker Long List 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 8 posts · 41 views
last updated Jul 31, 2016 07:19PM
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+ Reading List
* The Schedule -- July through December 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 1 post · 74 views
last updated May 09, 2016 05:55AM
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
By Ann · 46 posts · 24 views
last updated Aug 25, 2016 04:28PM
An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine SPOILERS
By Tonya · 15 posts · 32 views
last updated Aug 15, 2016 07:55PM
My Name is Lucy Barton -- Discussion with Spoilers
By Barbara · 51 posts · 42 views
last updated Aug 05, 2016 02:22PM
Purity by Jonathan Franzen -- The Discussion
By Sherry , Doyenne · 39 posts · 30 views
last updated Jul 13, 2016 02:13PM
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+ Classics Corner
* The Schedule -- July through December 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 1 post · 37 views
last updated May 09, 2016 05:57AM
* The Schedule -- January 2016 through June 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 1 post · 83 views
last updated Dec 02, 2015 07:00AM
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck, with spoilers
By Mary Anne · 26 posts · 25 views
last updated Aug 26, 2016 01:09AM
Barbara Pym, A Few Green Leaves, spoilers
By Nicole · 14 posts · 18 views
last updated Jul 11, 2016 10:13PM
A High Wind In Jamaica
By Katy · 36 posts · 25 views
last updated Jun 09, 2016 11:14AM
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+ Poetry
If You Get There Before I Do
By Ruth · 7 posts · 16 views
last updated Aug 23, 2016 09:41AM
To Be of Use by Marge Piercy
By Melissa · 3 posts · 6 views
last updated Aug 16, 2016 02:19PM
Politics by Carol Ann Duffy
By Melissa · 12 posts · 14 views
last updated Aug 14, 2016 08:28AM
summer somewhere by Danez Smith (excerpts)
By Melissa · 4 posts · 10 views
last updated Aug 13, 2016 12:57PM
Keeping Quiet by Pablo Neruda
By Melissa · 4 posts · 15 views
last updated Jul 17, 2016 08:14AM
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+ Short Stories
* 2016 Short Story Schedule, Part 2
By Barbara · 4 posts · 13 views
last updated Jul 13, 2016 11:00AM
"Peter Rugg, the Missing Man" by William Austin
By Barbara · 5 posts · 6 views
last updated Aug 21, 2016 01:12AM
"Bliss" by Katherine Mansfield
By Barbara · 33 posts · 13 views
last updated Aug 19, 2016 02:14PM
"The Girl with a Pimply Face" by William Carlos Williams
By Barbara · 16 posts · 13 views
last updated Jul 21, 2016 01:15AM
"Tony Takitani" by Haruki Murakami
By Barbara · 11 posts · 16 views
last updated Jul 15, 2016 05:29PM
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+ Salon
Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service!
By Mary Anne · 9 posts · 13 views
last updated Aug 15, 2016 04:12PM
Just say what's on your mind in these troubling times
By Scout · 26 posts · 51 views
last updated Aug 13, 2016 08:44PM
Safety
By Ruth · 4 posts · 21 views
last updated Aug 12, 2016 05:31PM
The Broken Plate
By Ruth · 6 posts · 19 views
last updated Apr 23, 2016 07:32AM
Speed Reading -- or Not
By Sherry , Doyenne · 7 posts · 19 views
last updated Apr 16, 2016 11:16AM
Movies, TV at home - July - September 2016
By Jane · 25 posts · 31 views
last updated 2 hours, 4 min ago
Movies at the Theater - July - September 2016
By Jane · 15 posts · 26 views
last updated Aug 23, 2016 08:14PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Movies, TV at home - April - July 2016
By Jane · 108 posts · 52 views
last updated Jul 10, 2016 08:58PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Movies at the theater - April - June 2016
By Jane · 14 posts · 41 views
last updated Jul 09, 2016 07:40PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Movies and TV at Home - JANUARY - MARCH 2016
By Larry · 78 posts · 57 views
last updated Apr 04, 2016 08:55AM
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+ Words & Writing
* Pres Worthy Words
By Dottie · 142 posts · 452 views
last updated May 27, 2015 11:36AM
Obit: translator Gregory Rabassa
By Tom · 1 post · 13 views
last updated Jun 15, 2016 06:38AM
Capturing the essence of a place
By Lynn · 9 posts · 25 views
last updated Apr 17, 2016 10:20AM
To Kill a (Name in) Mockingbird
By Ken · 62 posts · 51 views
last updated Jul 22, 2015 06:02PM
Youtube Talk on Creativity and Fiction Writing
By Angelo · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Jul 10, 2015 08:24AM
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+ Archives
* ConstantReader.com
By Sherry , Doyenne · 95 posts · 139 views
last updated Jan 10, 2012 12:51PM
* Old Book Discussions
By Sherry , Doyenne · 169 posts · 528 views
last updated Jul 03, 2013 02:38AM
Constant Reader -- "Eat, Pray, Love"
By Mary Ellen · 51 posts · 302 views
last updated Jun 08, 2013 11:46AM
Classics Corner - Proust September
By Dottie · 89 posts · 232 views
last updated May 26, 2013 01:12PM
Possession, by A.S. Byatt
By Michael · 23 posts · 121 views
last updated Nov 16, 2011 10:16PM
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The Last Picture Show
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An Unnecessary Woman
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A God in Ruins
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The Green Road
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