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The Age of Reinvention by Karine Tuil
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Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper
"This is the completely original and deeply romantic story, told out of chronological order, of 83-year-old Etta who leaves her husband, Otto, to walk east through Canada to find the sea, leaving a note that says: “I’ve gone. I’ve never seen the wa..." Read more of this review »
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Dark Passage by David Goodis
"“You know me. Guys like me come a dime a dozen. No fire. No backbone. Dead weight waiting to be pulled around and taken to places where we want to go but can't go alone. Because we're afraid to go alone. Because we're afraid to be alone. Because w..." Read more of this review »
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Stoner by John Williams
" Thanks for your nice comments, Cheryl. This was a special book where I thought of Stoner as a real person, not just a character. "
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
"3.5 On the surface, and of course from the title it seems like this would be a book about food. It is but also much, much more. We first get to know Eva as a baby and from there each chapter is narrated by a different character and highlights a di..." Read more of this review »
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Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
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Stoner by John Williams
Stoner
by John Williams
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"Stoner" is a moving account of the life of an ordinary man, an introverted professor of literature. The story of William Stoner is so beautifully written that you can experience his pain along with him, enjoy the fleeting time when love enters his l ...more
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“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
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“Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.”
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“He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt.”
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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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