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The Blind Assassin
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by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2010
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Jamie Jamie said: " My god, Atwood just can't go wrong, can she? I've heard 'The Blind Assassin' called her masterpiece, but I suppose I'd like to finish the rest of her oeuvre before making such a grandiose statement.

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M Train by Patti Smith
M Train
by Patti Smith (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2016
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worthwhile but of course it is no "just kids." mostly what i learned is that patti is more obsessed with "the killing" than i am and also that she loves plath and woolf, which made me happy.
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The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
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Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag
Regarding the Pain of Others
by Susan Sontag
read in January, 2015
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Sontag is characteristically whip smart and eloquent but this text in particular seems (a) to be more a sketch of a long essay than a completed one; (b) suffers from not including the cited photographs; (c) feels like a somewhat tired & less inci ...more
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The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín
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The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
The Passion
by Jeanette Winterson
recommended for: EVERYONE
read in January, 2015
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I don't even know where to begin with this, so I'll likely keep it brief. Basically all I can say is that Jeanette Winterson is officially my next obsession, that I'm absolutely thrilled that my adviser recommended her to me, and that this is one of ...more
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel
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