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The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco
The Name of the Rose
by Umberto Eco
read in August, 2014
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Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov
Death and the Penguin
by Andrey Kurkov
recommended to Judy by: Amanda
read in June, 2014
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This is not a typical Ukranian novel. It is a hodgepodge socialist government intrigue, living in an oppressed Ukranian society, mystery all wrapped around the troubles of Misha the penguin. Misha keeps the book from being too Orwell-ish and bleak.

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Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese
recommended for: readers with medical knowledge
read in November, 2011
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I'm going to start this review doing something I've never done before and that is tell what I didn't like right away. The reason for this is because I want to spend the rest of the time enumerating many of the good points. Believe me, there are a lot...more
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A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson
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The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
The Buddha in the Attic
by Julie Otsuka
read in January, 2013
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After the first chapter of this book, I thought I had hit upon a goldmine of a book and wondered how anyone dared to rate it less than 4 stars. Otsuka draws the reader in by offering up a kaleidoscope of experiences by a flock of Japanese women clust...more
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The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas
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Although this book is titled Vicomte de Bragelonne, there is very little about Raoul. There is a chapter of two in the beginning, a couple in the middle and a few at the end, all the plot in between has nothing to do with him. In fact, with the excep...more
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The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills
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Salinger by David Shields
Salinger
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My Uncle Napoleon by Iraj Pezeshkzad
My Uncle Napoleon
by Iraj Pezeshkzad
recommended for: Anyone
read in June, 2014
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I LOVED this book from page 1 to page 503! My interest in the story never lagged despite its length. My Uncle Napoleon spins the story of a teenage boy (narrator) who falls in love with his first cousin, Layli, the daughter of "Dear Uncle Napoleon" t...more
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“Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.”
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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
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“Another female household-hinter gave me a recipe for a big hearty main dish of elbow macaroni, mint jelly, lima beans, mayonnaise and cheese baked until 'hot and yummy.' Unless my taste buds are paralyzed, this dish could be baked until hell freezes over and it might get hot but never 'yummy.”
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