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The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
by Kim Edwards
read in August, 2007
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This book was okay...it got way more hype than it deserved.
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The Book of Vice by Peter Sagal
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The Great Man by Kate Christensen
The Great Man
by Kate Christensen
read in February, 2008
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This book was interesting, the main characters are three women in their 70s and 80s: Maxine was Oscar's sister and painting rival, Abigail was Oscar's wife, and Teddy was Oscar's mistress of 40 years. Oscar has been dead 5 years and 2 different men a...more
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The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs
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I think I read this too close to Foreskin's Lament, it's a little too much old testament at one time for me. Plus I found myself getting angry at certain points of this book because I really have a lot of issues with organized religion. Overall I did...more
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Zugzwang by Ronan Bennett
Zugzwang
by Ronan Bennett
read in February, 2008
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I really enjoyed this book, and I think I would have liked it even more if I understood the game of chess at all. This story occurs in 1914 in St. Petersburg. The main character is a pyschoanalyst who playes chess with his best friend, a violin playe...more
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The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
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A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
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I liked the beginning and ending of this book quite a bit, but the middle threw me. The beginning of the book is about Dr. Watson meeting Sherlock Holmes for the first time and about a murder case the is brought to Holmes by two Scotland Yard detecti...more
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Diamonds Are Forever by Ian Fleming
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Of the three James Bond books I've read so far, this is my favorite. Maybe because half of it takes place in Las Vegas? And there are no elaboratly detailed card games? And James gets the girl who doesn't somehow double-cross him? This book was more...more
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Foreskin's Lament by Shalom Auslander
Foreskin's Lament
by Shalom Auslander
read in January, 2008
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I'm amazed at how much I enjoyed this book. I picked it up based on a review in Entertainment Weekly and I wasn't expecting much, so it was a really pleasant surprise. The author, Shalom Auslander, was raised in an Orthodox Jewish household and he is...more
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