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The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
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The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence
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Hyperion by Dan Simmons
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
by Dan Simmons
read in January, 2014
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The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
The Reader
by Bernhard Schlink
read in October, 2012
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This was a quick read and mostly compelling. Some of the protagonists legal musings felt self-indulgent and I lost interest in those parts.
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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Cloud Atlas
by David Mitchell
read in October, 2012
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Two great books in one month is rare. The first two chapters were strange but the story hints so compelling that I kept going. Probably could have done without the last two pages but everything else was fascinating. Mitchell's ability to do so many v...more
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Possession by A.S. Byatt
Possession
by A.S. Byatt
read in October, 2012
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took several chapters to get into it but in the end, it was very engaging. this is one of the better plots I have read.
Rewrite by Paul Chitlik
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Catherine the Great by Robert K. Massie
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Flight by Sherman Alexie
Flight
by Sherman Alexie
read in October, 2011
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Though I normally love Sherman Alexie, I found the theme of damaged Native American youth to be a little worn out with this title.
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Jon Krakauer
“Continually question climbing pursuits. Do they draw one back to the climbing community? Or do they lead along the [inner-directed] path? This questioning generates a tension that is heightened by disillusionment. Ultimately, one reaches an
emptiness, and this is where our basic spontaneous nature leads to the beginning of the path... Thereafter one can continually stand apart from the outer world of climbing, yet at times be fiercely involved in it. Philosophical and mystical dimensions emerge when the two worlds are brought together.”
Jon Krakauer, Eiger Dreams: Ventures Among Men and Mountains

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