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The Burgess Boys
3.51
Although I can find where Anne Tyler has recommended Elizabeth Strout, I cannot find confirmation that Strout has ever mentioned reading Tyler. Nevert...more
not set
Mar 05, 2013
 
The Gathering
2.97
Enright is brilliant. She tells the story in the voice of an angry, bitter woman capable of the darkest humor and the most unreliable of narrations. V...more
Nov 2007
Nov 09, 2007
 
Cat's Eye
3.89
Going through a spell where nothing suits me reading wise but spending time with all my old favorites. Haven't read this one in at least 20 years.
not set
Dec 26, 2012
 
Anagrams
3.95
This is one of my lifetime favorites, but I hadn't read it from start to finish since 1993. It holds up just beautifully. I'd give it all the stars in...more
May 04, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
A Lemon and a Star
4.39
A favorite from childhood. Wish these--with the exception of Terrible, Horrible Edie, thanks to NYRB--weren't out of print.
Jul 25, 2014
Jul 24, 2014
 
Tumbledown
3.58
The ending's not going to go over well with a lot of readers but it worked for me. Loved the inclusion of Crooked Hearts on the '87 "library choices"...more
not set
Aug 05, 2013
 
Night Film
3.75
Mentioning for the Wilkes County contingent: this western North Carolina author's book contains a character named Peg Martin. And she has red hair.
not set
Aug 27, 2013
 
Out of the Dark
3.73
Have to say I much prefer last year's Nobel Prize winner. . .
Oct 12, 2014
Oct 11, 2014
 
Lookaway, Lookaway
3.16
Southern satire by Winston-Salem native set in Charlotte, now optioned by HBO for a comedy series.
Mar 15, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
 
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
3.70
Loved it the first time I read it. Loved it the second. Oh, Rob. Why must you eff up your life that way.
not set
Jul 10, 2013
 
Searching for Caleb
3.84
One of my all-time favorite books.
not set
Mar 02, 2012
 
By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept
3.74
Two words: Unrelentingly overwrought.
Dec 10, 2009
Dec 01, 2009
 
Three Weeks in December
3.92
Wow. Just wow. Best book I've read this year.
not set
Jun 23, 2012
 
Cloud Atlas
4.01
Was afraid this one might not hold up as well on a second reading, but it did.
not set
Aug 15, 2012
 
The House of Mirth
3.93
a reread (it's been 11 years) to accompany This Vacant Paradise. . .
Mar 30, 2011
Mar 15, 2011
 
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
3.85
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not set
Sep 26, 2013
 
How to Be Alone
3.61
None
Oct 30, 2010
Sep 21, 2010
 
The Summer Book
4.12
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not set
Dec 30, 2010
 
De ontdekking van de hemel
4.16
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not set
May 20, 2011
 
Old Filth (Old Filth, #1)
3.95
None
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.67
None
Jan 08, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
 
A Train of Powder
4.00
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not set
Feb 27, 2013
 
The Story of an African Farm
3.57
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not set
Jan 11, 2008
 
At Freddie's
3.62
None
Oct 16, 2014
Oct 17, 2014
 
Artificial Things
3.97
None
Jul 25, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
 
The Sundial
3.97
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not set
Apr 05, 2011
 
The End of Vandalism
3.87
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not set
Jun 15, 2013
 
Can You Forgive Her? (Palliser, #1)
3.94
None
Jan 15, 2010
Dec 20, 2009
 
Hopeful Monsters
4.15
None
not set
Dec 04, 2011
 
Dance Night
3.94
None
Aug 25, 2009
Aug 16, 2009
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