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The Lie
3.60
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Jun 25, 2014
 
Natchez Burning (Penn Cage, #4)
4.20
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Jun 07, 2014
 
Almost Home
3.70
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Mar 01, 2009
 
Violin Hunter
4.53
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Aug 02, 2013
 
How to Read Literature
3.58
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Jul 19, 2013
 
Il cielo rubato
3.14
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Jun 25, 2009
 
The Caves of Perigord
3.72
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Jun 20, 2013
 
White Shanghai: A Novel of the Roaring Twenties in China
4.08
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Mar 12, 2013
 
Year Zero
3.55
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Jun 24, 2013
 
Ten Days in the Hills
2.48
inspired by the Decameron
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Jun 09, 2007
 
The Hummingbird's Daughter
4.14
recommended by Jan Marston
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May 28, 2007
 
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
3.59
"novel of hope and loss" in T-D; Ethiopian immigrant in DC
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Feb 10, 2008
 
Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant, #1)
3.84
Gibson creates a fascinating world in this book: modern, digital. The atmosphere is haunting.
Jan 2006
May 28, 2007
 
The Pillars of the Earth  (The Pillars of the Earth, #1)
4.26
Epic of medieval England. Follow-up is recently-released "World Without End" about Black Death. Featured on CBS Sunday Morning. May be trite but shoul...more
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Oct 13, 2007
 
Pictures from an Institution
3.59
I ran across a reference to this book, Jarrell's only novel. The reference said that it's a campus satire, but it's apparently too obscure to have mad...more
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Jul 28, 2007
 
Rhett Butler's People
3.50
"Gone with the Wind" from Rhett's point of view. A version approved by the Margaret Mitchell estate. Excellent reviews here in the Confederacy.
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Dec 01, 2007
 
Atonement
3.83
(This was meant to be a review but ended up as a comment, so I'm re-posting.)

A departmental colleague and I were reading this over winter break. Both...more
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Dec 16, 2007
 
The Trial of Elizabeth Cree, or Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem
3.79
Recommended by Ed.
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Mar 11, 2008
 
Amsterdam
3.38
Molly Lane has died after a rapid descent into dementia. We meet three of her lovers and her husband outside the crematorium. Their fates are entwined...more
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Jul 04, 2008
 
The Penelopiad
3.59
This slight book is a pleasure. I learned of it through TwitterLit, which sends out the first sentence of books. The first sentence of this one--"Now...more
Mar 2008
Feb 10, 2008
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