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" hello, beautiful stranger. give me call/email sometime. glad this zany book touched you at an appropriate life time as it did me. i might be headed yo ...more"
Naomi rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat, Pray, Love
by Elizabeth Gilbert (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2008
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OK. I feel I need to apologize for reading such a popular and seemingly vag-geared book. A friend gave it to me, thinking of my own traveling-writing tendencies, and I resisted it for about two weeks, not able to get beyond the first line ("I wish Gi ...more
Naomi rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Best American Short Stories 2006 by Ann Patchett
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Ann Patchett chose a squadron of reflection-on-my-childhood/teenage-years short stories. Not that I've read any Ann Patchett nor know much beyond recent awards she's won. The short story by Ann Beattie at the end was great, but maybe that's because i ...more
Naomi rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Waterloo by Karen Olsson
by Karen Olsson
read in November, 2007
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I borrowed this book from one of the author's sisters. Karen has a facility with language that I admire, clever quips and explanations of a certain status quo malaise that hangs over Waterloo/Austin. She frustrates my expectations of plot development ...more
Naomi rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Repulsion by Thomas Kiernan
by Thomas Kiernan
recommended for: psychologocally compelled readers
read in September, 2007
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My friend Alison sent this to me across the Atlantic, her receipt from the "Book Barn" intact on p. 92, so I knew there was an urgency behind the suggestion. At the first sentence I gave a good eyeroll and let out a "Oh lord...," preparing for a pulp ...more
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