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" Gee, I was just concerned with not taking red eyes to New York from Amsterdam, and someone else was bothered with the Milky Way being displaced! Okay, ...more"
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Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami
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The Stories of Paul Bowles by Paul Bowles
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore
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I thought it would be interesting to be part of a planned on-line discussion and bought the book on line - only then realized that it was a graphic novel. I did know that Alan Moore had written The Watchman, so I should have put two and two together. ...more
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore
"Great concept, terrible execution. Moore manages to reduce about a dozen Victorian adventure classics to fit into his apparently pea-sized brain, and out comes this. This book offended both my conservative and my liberal impulses, with banal porno..." Read more of this review »
In the Memory of the Forest by Charles T. Powers
" I read it in 1997, so long before Goodreads, and long before I was diarizing about books - I was traveling to Poland a lot at the time, and I thought ...more"
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On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
" I agree that the novel would suffer if he had taken up the offer. But I also consider it an unthinkable offer for a young man, who deserves to be with ...more"
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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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Call The Midwife by Jennifer Worth
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This is an autobiographical account of a young midwife who was working in London's East End in the early 1950s, and tells stories of patients, their families, fellow midwives, the Anglican nuns whom they live with and who run nursing services in the ...more
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