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"Such a rich variety of subjects, styles. For some reason the brief but sharp sensations of time travel and vertigo resonated the most. "
"Two Approaches . . . works best for me. A keeper. "
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The Gathering by Anne Enright
The Gathering
by Anne Enright
read in July, 2009
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Ah, the gritty summer sidewalks of New York, with all those used paperbacks spread out on the pavement, waiting, like puppies at Bide-a-Wee, for new owners to take care of them! Hard by a corner on the Upper West Side, Anne Enright's "The Gathering"...more
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Stoner by John Edward Williams
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"THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC

Tiny black circles atop slender stems,
symbols of sound in a city teeming with notes.

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"Many thanks, Christina. Well, a tentative step back here among you inspiring poets---even though I flubbed the dates for voting. Congratulations on yo...more "
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
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"Beautiful, touching. Does to this recessional situation, what a poem can do so wonderfully, and prose can't. "
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Portrait of a Novel by Michael Gorra
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“Live all you can: it's a mistake not to. It doesn't matter what you do in particular, so long as you have had your life. If you haven't had that, what have you had?”
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