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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
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Really satisfying. My first Eugenides novel, so I can't compare to Middlesex or Virgin Suicides. This is a story of the search for love, meaning, spirit, sanity. His prose and observations are so apt. Not overdrawn, considering there are some lofty c...more
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
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State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
State of Wonder
by Ann Patchett
read in June, 2012
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It gets 4 stars only because, well, it isn't Bel Canto. But it's a great summer page turner. I'm sorry I finished it so quickly! As NPR put it: If you're looking for an escape that doesn't abandon literary elegance, this is it." It's a stunner.
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
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Nine Stories by J.D. Salinger
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A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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