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A Voyage Long and Strange by Tony Horwitz
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Wonderful, wonderful book. I bought it for a gift for my sister's graduation (she is studied to become a high school history teacher, so I felt it was fitting) and was completely drawn in. Excellent writing and narrative style; compelling combination...more
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The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short Stories by Margaret Reynolds
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Just couldn't get through this one! The stories didn't engage me. Seemed more like self-conscious, political tracts regarding sexuality. I wanted to read about PEOPLE, not the politics of the bedroom.
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New American Short Stories by Gloria Norris
New American Short Stories
by Gloria Norris
read in April, 2008
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Not sure this is the exact version I read (no cover image). Kathryn gave me a copy for my birthday and I finally got to reading it. Loved it! Wonderful experience, to read a collection of short stories. I'd forgotten how much I love anthologies. What...more
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Children of God by Mary Doria Russell
Children of God (The Sparrow, #2)
by Mary Doria Russell (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2008
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I was disappointed. I loved The Sparrow--I think for its ambiguity--and this book answered all the questions The Sparrow left hanging. The characters weren't developed (I loved that about The Sparrow, too) and the plot was "this happened, then this h...more
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Beer and Circus by Murray A. Sperber
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Great (though cynical) ideas gave insight into my job at IU and my undergrad experiences at Iowa... Really poorly written, though, especially for an English professor!
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Night by Elie Wiesel
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Simple and direct. Story doesn't need embellishment or flourish. The end was the most difficult. Comforting, too, to read about others suffering at the hands of horrible humans and realizing I'm not the only one.
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