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Young God by Katherine Faw Morris
Young God
by Katherine Faw Morris
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Very engrossing in a brutal, on-coming-train-wreck way. Winter's Bone without the redeeming personal value.
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The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis by José Saramago
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4 1/2 stars.

Ricardo Reis was one of the Heteronyms, or alter egos, of Fernando Pessoa, a great 20th Century poet from Portugal. He was active in the avant garde in Lisbon, published a little, and died of cirrhosis at an early age in 1935. After his d
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Dictionary of Untranslatables by Barbara Cassin
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Lyrical Ballads, With a Few Other Poems by William Wordsworth
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Tales of Tinfoil by David Gatewood
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Speaking of Siva by A.K. Ramanujan
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History as Literature
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