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The Iliad
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February 1, 2015
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March 15, 2015
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A Tale for the Time Being
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March 15, 2015
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* Welcome to Constant Reader
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A new reader, from London
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El árbol by Juan Carlos Onetti
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8 Books Being Made Into Movies
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The War of The End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa
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Challenges 2015
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Best Books Read in 2014
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* The Schedule for January 2015--June 2015
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The Children Act by Ian McEwan - discussion
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last updated Feb 18, 2015 09:58PM
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
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The Luminaries , by Eleanor Catton
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The Schedule for July 2014 - December 2014
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* The Schedule for January 2015--June 2015
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last updated Jan 30, 2015 01:13PM
The Iliad - the discussion
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Classics January 2015--Cranford
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Translations of Anna Karenina
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last updated Jan 03, 2015 01:09PM
The Quiet American - December Classics
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Philip Levine has died
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Prosthetic Amalgams by Kenny A. Chaffin
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APHASIA-Dorianne Laux
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* 2015 Short Story Schedule, Part 1
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last updated Jan 19, 2015 06:56PM
"Defender of the Faith" by Philip Roth
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last updated Mar 01, 2015 06:55PM
“Come Together” by Karl Ove Knausgaard
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I is Another Short Story Competition
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The American Lover by Rose Tremain
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last updated Feb 01, 2015 04:28AM
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What I'm Reading MARCH 2015
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A New Kind of Book Promotion
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Catherine Hill
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Oscar nominations
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Movies at the Theatre - JANUARY - MARCH 2015
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* Pres Worthy Words
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Which is harder to write, mystery or suspense?
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Justifications, generalizations, and rationalizations
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What Does This Mean?
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Constant Reader -- "Eat, Pray, Love"
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Classics Corner - Proust September
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Possession, by A.S. Byatt
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The Children Act
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Cranford
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The Lowland
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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The Robber Bridegroom
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