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" I've just started. I actually have had it for a while, but we decided at book group to read it, since one of us had already started it. She was liking ...more"
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Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth
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Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult
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The Keep by Jennifer Egan
" I think I might have read it when it came out, 5 years ago? I'm not sure why I have it 2 stars...or why I didn't write a review. But It wasn't bad wri ...more"
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The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
The Uncommon Reader
by Alan Bennett
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California by Edan Lepucki
" Yes, it was a disappointment, sadly.
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The Visitors by Sally Beauman
The Visitors
by Sally Beauman
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Wonderful, descriptive book about Egypt and the English there, searching for treasure, before, during and after the discovery of King Tut's tomb. Told from the point of view of a child who witnesses all. A lovely, drowsy read, perfect fro Do
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California by Edan Lepucki
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I was really looking forward to this book--of course, it got so much publicity, one couldn't help but see it at the bookstore. Maybe after the great experiences of The Bone Clocks and Station Eleven, though, it was just a huge let down. It wasn't a t ...more
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“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid.”
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“I cannot help thinking that there is something to admire in everyone, even if you do not approve of them.”
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E.M. Forster
“It isn't possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you. I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal.”
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“It makes you wonder. All the brilliant things we might have done with our lives if only we suspected we knew how.”
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“Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its highest. Live in fragments no longer.”
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