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Wide Sargasso Sea
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Start date
May 1, 2015
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May 15, 2015
Discussion
Classics Corner
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Deborah
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
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May 15, 2015
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June 1, 2015
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Reading List
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+ Welcome
* Welcome to Constant Reader
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* Orientation
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A new reader, from London
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Greetings from Malaysia
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Hello from Canada!
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Early Warning by Jane Smiley
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Best Books of the Decade So Far
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How Did You Enter the World of Books?
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Arthur C. Clarke Award
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The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
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last updated May 07, 2015 10:19AM
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* The Schedule -- July through December 2015
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* The Schedule for January 2015--June 2015
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last updated Dec 26, 2014 09:16AM
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - Discussion - Spoilers
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Some Luck -- The Discussion
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Next book - We are All Completely Beside Ourselves
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last updated May 14, 2015 02:44PM
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+ Classics Corner
* The Schedule for January 2015--June 2015
By Sherry , Doyenne · 5 posts · 99 views
last updated Jan 30, 2015 01:13PM
May Group Read: Wide Sargasso Sea
By Deborah · 35 posts · 52 views
last updated 14 hours, 18 min ago
Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson
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last updated May 20, 2015 02:16AM
The Iliad - the discussion
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last updated May 14, 2015 02:44PM
The Schedule -- July through December 2015
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The Veil of May by W. S. Merwin
By Ruth · 6 posts · 77 views
last updated 11 hours, 44 min ago
THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY
By Ruth · 10 posts · 24 views
last updated Apr 19, 2015 09:01AM
Elizabeth Bishop
By Jane · 16 posts · 33 views
last updated Apr 17, 2015 05:59AM
Easter in Pittsburgh
By Ruth · 2 posts · 12 views
last updated Apr 05, 2015 04:53PM
THE ANSWERING MACHINE by Linda Pastan
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* 2015 Short Story Schedule, Part 1
By Barbara · 5 posts · 39 views
last updated Jan 19, 2015 06:56PM
"Give It Up for Billy" by Edmund White
By Barbara · 1 post · 5 views
last updated May 18, 2015 12:17PM
"The Graveless Doll of Eric Mutis" by Karen Russell
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last updated May 11, 2015 09:24AM
"A White Heron" by Sarah Orne Jewett
By Barbara · 6 posts · 16 views
last updated Apr 21, 2015 04:52AM
"A Beneficiary" by Nadine Gordimer
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last updated Apr 07, 2015 05:28PM
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+ Short Form
What I'm Reading MAY 2015
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This topic has been closed to new comments. What I'm Reading MARCH 2015
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This topic has been closed to new comments. What I'm Reading JANUARY 2015
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last updated Feb 01, 2015 07:40AM
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Red Silk Heart
By Ruth · 2 posts · 13 views
last updated May 12, 2015 08:30PM
Elegy For My Mother
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Fox Adoption...
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Wear your favorite book!
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Literary Hub
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Movies at Home - APRIL - JUNE 2015
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Movies at the Theatre - APRIL - JUNE 2015
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Oscar nominations
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* Pres Worthy Words
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last updated May 19, 2015 11:03AM
Which is harder to write, mystery or suspense?
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Justifications, generalizations, and rationalizations
By Tonya · 21 posts · 34 views
last updated Oct 31, 2014 09:27PM
What Does This Mean?
By Sherry , Doyenne · 9 posts · 46 views
last updated Oct 28, 2014 11:08AM
writing groups
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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 Picture of Dorian Gray
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A Tale for the Time Being
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The Iliad
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The Children Act
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The Luminaries
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Cranford
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The Quiet American
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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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