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Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Dept. of Speculation
by Jenny Offill
read in June, 2015
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Mixed feelings on this one. The writing is strong and of course the style/format of the book, which is only something of a "novel," is unique and does in fact connect emotionally, but....in the end, I'm not sure what it adds up to. Kinda feel like it ...more
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“Advice for wives circa 1896: The indiscriminate reading of novels is one of the most injurious habits to which a married woman can be subject. Besides the false views of human nature it will impart…it produces an indifference to the performance of domestic duties, and contempt for ordinary realities.”
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Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
Portnoy's Complaint
by Philip Roth
read in May, 2015
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Always been a big Philip Roth fan, but inexplicably had never read this one, pretty much his most notorious, because it's the "dirty" one. And yeah, it's pretty profane! But it's also hilarious and far more than just a bunch of sex and profanity. The ...more
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Sweet Soul Music by Peter Guralnick
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Respect Yourself by Robert Gordon
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Outstanding, exhaustive, and very well written history of Stax Records. The author goes deep, not just talking about the artists and music, but also how the history of Stax paralleled, and often informed, the 60s civil rights movement and the socioec ...more
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Stalking The Angel by Robert Crais
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Well, I liked this one less that the first, but it was still entertaining enough that I will continue with the series, since everyone says it gets better. My biggest problems with this one were 1) some similarity in plot/structure to the first, inclu ...more
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“Advice for wives circa 1896: The indiscriminate reading of novels is one of the most injurious habits to which a married woman can be subject. Besides the false views of human nature it will impart … it produces an indifference to the performance of domestic duties, and contempt for ordinary realities.”
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