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The Moon Sisters by Therese Walsh
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Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson
"A perfectly good plane read, with some interesting things to say about memory and who we are (especially who we are at different times/stages in our lives -- the main character is essentially a 20-something in a 40-something's body). However, I fo..." Read more of this review »
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Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
"I gave up after four stories. No, five. I should know. I was counting. I just didn't care. About any of them. The characters, I mean. And when you don't care about any of them, you're restless. You're picking up other books, like I was some Buddha..." Read more of this review »
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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
by Joshua Ferris
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Started [image] with trepidation given some of the reviews here and elsewhere --everything from boring to "why bother," with more then a few readers commenting on the specific audience required to appreciate this novel. So, here goes:

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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
"This is just one of those cases where style trumps content, I think. The style is laugh-aloud great in places but I found even the first person narrator to be obscured rather than illuminated by it."
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