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Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
Dirty Love
by Andre Dubus III
read in August, 2014
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Uneven and ultimately rather depressing, despite the ambiguous ending of each of these loosely connected short(ish) stories. The endings leave open the possibility of some compromised "happy" futures for the characters. The first, "Listen Carefully"...more
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American Cinematographer Manual by Stephen H. Burum
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All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
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Paris by Edward Rutherfurd
Paris
by Edward Rutherfurd (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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Paris has some interesting research and characters, but, unlike Rutherford's other multi-generational tomes, this one is non-linear, jumping back-and-forth across sometimes centuries, and sometimes a decade or so. That makes it rather more confusing...more
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Frog Music by Emma Donoghue
Frog Music
by Emma Donoghue (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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A very well-researched novel, with extensive historical notes, based (very loosely) on some actual historical persons. Overall, very enjoyable as a beach-read. My only quibble is that the time shifting back-and-forth becomes a bit confusing in the la...more
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