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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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I'm not big on love quagmires. This is one unending love story with the best ending solution ever. What I admired was the description of unraveling social structure during the transition from the colonial period to the hapless dictatorships. Capturin...more
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W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton
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Murder mysteries are like card games, rarely memorable. Kinsey Millhone's dilemmas are a great distraction on cross country flights. I like finding out the role of the cat, the car transaction and the parking ticket, but I'm not expecting great lit o...more
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My Hollywood by Mona Simpson
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Topic Not relevant to me anymore. First two chapters focus on raising infant. The plot twist was too late in the book to save it. I think we are supposed to be surprised that immigrant nannie's lives are fundamentally twisted by decades of loving oth...more
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Selected Stories, 1968-1994 by Alice Munro
Selected Stories, 1968-1994
by Alice Munro
read in April, 2014
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This must be a premier example of "interior fiction." Loved the bus stop scene with the librarian and possibly an invisible ghost. No action sequences here. Will keep this book around to revisit the senior home characters when I'm much older. Don't r...more
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On the Nature of Things by Lucretius
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