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Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
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The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
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This is actually the story of a munchkin boy named Ojo the Unlucky, who quests to find the ingredients to rescue his dear Unc Nunkie from a spell that turned him into a marble statue. As always, Baum creates a winsome cast of characters (Miss Scraps...more
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Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Let the Great World Spin
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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar
by Sylvia Plath
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I found much more to appreciate in the first half of this novel, but there's a lot to learn from the novel's second half as well. I find so man of Plath's observations about gender to be spot on.
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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
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The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
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Buddha's Brain by Rick Hanson
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I appreciate the combination of neuroscience and Buddhism that this book explores. I also love that the author put a summary of key points at the end of each chapter, which will make reviewing sections much easier. Wrestling with a chronic illness fo...more
The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
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Dorothy returns to Oz with Toto, Aunt Em, and Uncle Henry in tow after they lose the farm. The story alternates between their travels and the Nome King's plans to tunnel under the desert and destroy Oz with the help of some unreliable allies. Baum al...more
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