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Suzanne made a comment on her review of Still Alice
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
" Alice is able to reveal what she feels as she is deteriorating. That part is probably realistic. I object to the idea that it happens soooo fast. Mayb ...more"
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Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Still Alice
by Lisa Genova (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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Still Alice, by Lisa Genova is a disappointment. She valiantly tries to give the reader an idea of what the rocky descent into the Hell which Alice and other victims of Alzheimer's Disease travel.

One minute Alice is a Harvard professor, the next she
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Ghost Lights by Lydia Millet
" Yes and no. Each stand alone. It's nice to know the back story to a new friend, but not necessary. "
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
" Intoxicating review. I guess when you got to the bottom of the story, the dregs were brackish. "
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Hal, the taxman, civil servant, dutiful husband, devoted father, cuckolded and distant husband flees to Belize on trip of salvation. It's purpose is to find T (Thomas Stern a missing millionaire who is his wife' boss and daughter's friend) , to lose
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Suzanne made a comment on her review of How the Dead Dream
How the Dead Dream by Lydia Millet
" I'm going to read the next in the trilogy, Ghost Lights. "
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
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The Book of Ebenezer Le Page by G.B. Edwards
" Steve, no apologies, please. Your review of this book is great, but I can't find the appeal. I started it months ago and put it down. After seeing tha ...more"
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Still Alice by Lisa Genova
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Someone by Alice McDermott
"Brooklyn is in my blood. Yes, I was born there, but shortly thereafter my parents moved to the suburbs. Especially on my 100% Irish Catholic mother's side, our family has a long history there. So it was natural I would reach for Someone by Alice M..." Read more of this review »
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Francine Prose
“People see everything through the lens of their obsessions.”
Francine Prose, Goldengrove

Chinua Achebe
“A man who calls his kinsmen to a feast does not do so to save them from starving. They all have food in their own homes. When we gather together in the moonlit village ground it is not because of the moon. Every man can see it in his own compound. We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so.”
Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart

Billy Collins
“You will always be the bread and the knife, not to mention the crystal goblet and—somehow—the wine.”
Billy Collins

Tom Wolfe
“You never realize how much of your background is sewn into the lining of your clothes.”
Tom Wolfe

Ron White
“I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability.”
Ron White

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