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No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod
No Great Mischief
by Alistair MacLeod
read in April, 2015
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On Canaan's Side by Sebastian Barry
On Canaan's Side
by Sebastian Barry
read in February, 2014
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What a surprise to find a tragic mulatto in a novel by an Irish writer. Does Barry mean to suggest that American culture is just as strange to an outsider as the Irish hatreds and violence are to us? This plot twist about racial passing seemed outdat ...more
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Euphoria by Lily King
Euphoria
by Lily King (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2015
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This novel will be especially interesting to readers interested in Margaret Mead's life, her first marriage to Reo Fortune, a New Zealand-born anthropologist, and then to Gregory Bateson, the British-born anthropologist. I was torn between times that ...more
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We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
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I loved Rosemary voice, her self-awareness, anticipating the reader's reactions, addressing them directly. She is a witty and self-deprecating narrator who moves seamlessly back in forth in time, keeping clear for the reader the limitations of her kn ...more
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On Elizabeth Bishop by Colm Tóibín
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The Girl from Foreign by Sadia Shepard
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Shepard interweaves family stories with her own experience, especially her search for her grandmother's roots as a B'nai Israel. I was especially interested in the contrasts between her mother's experience in Pakistan in the 1960s and the life of her ...more
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The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
The Little Stranger
by Sarah Waters
read in March, 2015
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Leaving Berlin by Joseph Kanon
Leaving Berlin
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The Life and Death of Harriett Frean by May Sinclair
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Stories of Hawaii by Jack London
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