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Little Big Man by Thomas Berger
Little Big Man (Panther)
by Thomas Berger
read in February, 2015
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A JON AND HIS MA BOOK CLUB SELECTION

The Wild West is something of an obsessive hobby for effete, psychologically wobbly "man of letters" Ralph Fielding Snell. Despite the disapproval of his father, Snell has the money and leisure "to pursue my litera
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
" Also, on a totally juvenile note, every time I pass the "Mockingbird" shelves or displays at the Barnes, I have to laugh coz I remember one of my brot ...more"
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
" Haven't read this, but he's done some really good stuff. Check out "City of Saints and Madmen." "
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God's Pocket by Pete Dexter
God's Pocket
by Pete Dexter
read in December, 2014
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A JON AND HIS MA BOOK CLUB SELECTION

As an old newspaperman (emphasis on the paper, just so we're clear), Pete Dexter knows the art of the lead: "Leon Hubbard died ten minutes into lunch break on the first Monday in May, on the construction site of th
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God's Pocket by Pete Dexter
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The Night Inspector by Frederick Busch
The Night Inspector
by Frederick Busch
read in December, 2014
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A JON AND HIS MA BOOK CLUB SELECTION

After the smoke clears, the bodies are buried and the blood has soaked deep into the cold ground, Civil War veteran William Bartholomew returns to New York sans visage.

An accomplished woodsman and eagle eye, Bartho
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The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington
" The movie's great -- I like it better than "Kane" -- but it was so damaged by the studio, you have to read the book for the film to make sense. Now th ...more"
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Herman Melville
“...and Heaven have mercy on us all - Presbyterians and Pagans alike - for we are all somehow dreadfully cracked about the head, and sadly need mending.”
Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Jack London
“Having no new companions, nothing remained for him but to read.”
Jack London

“Nobody came in, nobody called, nothing happened, nobody cared whether I died or went to El Paso.”
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