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This Beautiful Life by Helen Schulman
This Beautiful Life
by Helen Schulman
read in February, 2014
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Half a Life by Darin Strauss
Half a Life
by Darin Strauss
read in February, 2014
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I read this after really enjoying Darin Strauss' first book, Cheng and Eng, about the famous conjoined twins. That was fiction and Half a Life is a memoir and they are so different that I wouldn't have even guessed the same author wrote both. This is...more
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander
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The title story of this impressive collection BLEW ME AWAY. Maybe it was the glass of wine I was drinking while reading it, but I don't think so. Hilarious, fast-paced, profound. I will be thinking about the short story "What We Talk About When We Ta...more
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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
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American Pastoral by Philip Roth
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander
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The Telling Room by Michael Paterniti
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The tale of the "world's greatest piece of cheese" and the fascinating, huge personality of the man who makes it would have been an interesting read. Instead, too much of this book focused on the journalist (author Michael Paterniti's) relationship t...more
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Chang and Eng by Darin Strauss
Chang and Eng
by Darin Strauss
read in February, 2014
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The story of Chang and Eng Bunker, the famous conjoined twins from the 1800s is truly remarkable. This book is fiction, but rooted in real facts (like Chang and Eng's upbringing, their traveling around the world as a circus act, and their marriage to...more
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