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H is for Hawk
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September 15, 2016
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October 1, 2016
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The Last Picture Show
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October 15, 2016
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Classics Corner
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Report from the Convention
By Jane · 15 posts · 23 views
last updated Sep 26, 2016 05:29PM
Well -- it only took a couple of decades --
By Dottie · 5 posts · 20 views
last updated Sep 26, 2016 05:23PM
Schedule
By Jane · 16 posts · 27 views
last updated Sep 24, 2016 09:58PM
Are you coming?
By Jane · 43 posts · 70 views
last updated Sep 23, 2016 05:11AM
Weather
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last updated Sep 22, 2016 12:05PM
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+ Welcome
* Welcome to Constant Reader
By Sherry , Doyenne · 7 posts · 61 views
last updated Aug 29, 2016 11:51PM
* Orientation
By Sherry , Doyenne · 308 posts · 4118 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 · 1163 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 · 115 posts · 62 views
last updated 8 hours, 21 min ago
On Refusing to Read
By Sherry , Doyenne · 8 posts · 36 views
last updated Sep 13, 2016 11:44AM
Challenges - 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 38 posts · 118 views
last updated Sep 04, 2016 10:56AM
PBK Summer reading list
By Ruth · 22 posts · 50 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
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+ Reading List
* The Schedule -- July through December 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 1 post · 88 views
last updated May 09, 2016 05:55AM
The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma
By Ann · 84 posts · 40 views
last updated Sep 19, 2016 11:58AM
H Is For Hawk
By Katy · 7 posts · 17 views
last updated Sep 18, 2016 09:59PM
An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine SPOILERS
By Tonya · 15 posts · 35 views
last updated Aug 15, 2016 07:55PM
My Name is Lucy Barton -- Discussion with Spoilers
By Barbara · 51 posts · 44 views
last updated Aug 05, 2016 02:22PM
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+ Classics Corner
* The Schedule -- July through December 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 1 post · 45 views
last updated May 09, 2016 05:57AM
* The Schedule -- January 2016 through June 2016
By Sherry , Doyenne · 1 post · 84 views
last updated Dec 02, 2015 07:00AM
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck, with spoilers
By Mary Anne · 27 posts · 28 views
last updated Aug 27, 2016 02:14PM
Barbara Pym, A Few Green Leaves, spoilers
By Nicole · 14 posts · 19 views
last updated Jul 11, 2016 10:13PM
A High Wind In Jamaica
By Katy · 36 posts · 26 views
last updated Jun 09, 2016 11:14AM
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+ Poetry
Presentiment by Emily Dickinson
By Melissa · 2 posts · 5 views
last updated Sep 27, 2016 03:20PM
How to Get to My House
By Ruth · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Sep 26, 2016 02:15PM
To Be of Use by Marge Piercy
By Melissa · 14 posts · 18 views
last updated Sep 26, 2016 02:12PM
The Length of the Field by Carl Phillips
By Melissa · 6 posts · 10 views
last updated Sep 15, 2016 10:20AM
My Skeleton by Jane Hirshfield
By Sue · 12 posts · 12 views
last updated Sep 11, 2016 04:22PM
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+ Short Stories
* 2016 Short Story Schedule, Part 2
By Barbara · 4 posts · 17 views
last updated Jul 13, 2016 11:00AM
"The First Sense" by Nadine Gordimer
By Barbara · 3 posts · 6 views
last updated Sep 28, 2016 05:26AM
"The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien
By Barbara · 10 posts · 21 views
last updated Sep 17, 2016 03:54PM
"Flying" by Elnathan John
By Barbara · 23 posts · 13 views
last updated Sep 09, 2016 01:32AM
"Peter Rugg, the Missing Man" by William Austin
By Barbara · 6 posts · 7 views
last updated Aug 28, 2016 12:55PM
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+ Salon
This topic has been closed to new comments. Just say what's on your mind in these troubling times
By Scout · 30 posts · 56 views
last updated Sep 08, 2016 08:54PM
Goodreads site glitchy on the internet
By Barbara · 5 posts · 26 views
last updated Sep 06, 2016 06:13PM
Memories Suspended by Filaments
By Ruth · 8 posts · 10 views
last updated Sep 06, 2016 08:46AM
Network Solutions Bill
By Sherry , Doyenne · 8 posts · 13 views
last updated Sep 06, 2016 07:36AM
Happy 100th birthday, National Park Service!
By Mary Anne · 10 posts · 15 views
last updated Sep 02, 2016 09:54PM
Movies, TV at home - July - September 2016
By Jane · 78 posts · 44 views
last updated 18 hours, 5 min ago
Movies at the Theater - July - September 2016
By Jane · 21 posts · 30 views
last updated Sep 23, 2016 11:32PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Movies, TV at home - April - July 2016
By Jane · 108 posts · 53 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 · 42 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 · 26 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 Fishermen
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My Name Is Lucy Barton
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A Few Green Leaves
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Purity
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A High Wind in Jamaica
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Circling the Sun
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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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Frankenstein
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