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Since Tomorrow by Morgan Nyberg
" A few weeks ago the award winning author, Morgan Nyberg, sent me an email asking if I’d like to review his novel, Since Tomorrow. I wasn’t sure what to do. Review writing isn’t my métier (I’d previously posted a few on goodreads and Amazon but onl... " Read more of this review »
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
" (Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography []. I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP; it is not being reprinted here illegally.)

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The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
" This is a book that I didn't want to read. Once I actually acquired a copy it sat mouldering on my shelves for over a year before I got to it. Having only read Kavalier & Clay and having been only mildly whelmed by it, it didn't call to me at... " Read more of this review »
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
by Michael Chabon
recommended for: anyone interested in an unusual mystery written in an unusual style
read in April, 2014
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The story opens like an offbeat police procedural. A resident of the seedy Hotel Zamenhof, introduced brusquely as “the occupant of 208, a yid who was calling himself Emanuel Lasker....”, is found shot to death, almost as if it were an execution. By...more
"Interesting, Haley of Texas. I never knew that. Anyway, you are right. The story was a lot of fun. We heard it in audiobook form on a drive from Bosto...more "
"I think the potato in China also gets mentioned in "1493." Great review of a dense and thoughtful book.
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Endgame by Frank Brady
Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
by Frank Brady
recommended to Ms.pegasus by: my husband
recommended for: anyone who remembers Fischer as a chess prodigy
read in April, 2014
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Success in professional competition requires more than talent. To succeed a competitor needs a unique combination of inhuman stamina and obsessive desire – drives that enable him to revisit the unpleasant experience of every defeat in order to analyz...more
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"Hi, Heather. I started this book and couldn't finish it. I stopped about the time the dad through the cat out the car window. The family was so dysfun...more "
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