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Madame Bovary
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Feb 16, 2011
Oct 16, 2014
Feb 16, 2011
The End of the Affair
Jan 29, 2015
Oct 08, 2012
The Consolations of Philosophy
What are the CONSOLATIONS OF PHILOSOPHY when we are frustrated, unloved, without money, or constantly having difficulties? How can philosophers help u ...more
Mar 31, 2012
Jan 13, 2011
The Great Gatsby
This book is a masterpiece because not a word need be added nor taken away to realize the characters, create the atomosphere, or inobtrusively propose ...more
Jan 04, 2012
Jan 13, 2011
Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds
Harold Bloom, one of America's preeminent literary critics presents one hundred of the most creative literary minds in history. Excluding living liter ...more
Oct 11, 2012
Apr 15, 2011
Anna Karenina
A re-read of Tolstoy's classic, this time through the listening ear, evokes associations that did not occur to me before.

On the surface, the novel is
Jan 12, 2012
Feb 16, 2011
And Then There Were None
Recognition is essential in the mind of a serial killer, and though pathological to an extreme, the resolution of the crimes on Indian Island would st ...more
Jan 07, 2012
Feb 16, 2011
The Reader
THE READER is a favorite book, one that I wanted to re-read for further revelations of WWII. Bernhard Schlink, a second generation German lawyer and a ...more
Jun 12, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
The Metamorphosis
In re-reading THE METAMORPHOSIS by Franz Kafka, it seemed most peculiar that the hideous transformation from son and brother to beetle, from selfless ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
To the Lighthouse
Another reading of TO THE LIGHTHOUSE sheds more light on the ultimate unity reached by the characters as they view the structure with years of maturit ...more
Aug 20, 2012
Feb 16, 2011
The essentials of living an authentic life. Highest recommendation!
Aug 28, 2014
Jan 13, 2011
The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,  #1)
It was time to revisit the Cemetery of the Book, as the summer is perfect for a mystery, gothic and love stories, characters trying to find out who th ...more
Jun 10, 2011
Feb 16, 2011
The Greek Way
This is a re-read of the Edith Hamilton's classic writing on ancient Greece. The author contests the classification of the Greeks in the ancient world ...more
Nov 20, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
To Kill a Mockingbird
'Hey, Boo' are two of the most perfect words in literature because they salute the "other" we all are asked to fold into our awareness. This is a univ ...more
Aug 20, 2012
Jan 13, 2011
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