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The Age of Miracles
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The Corrections
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Sim said: Yes! Such honest writing, Hotel still haunts; Is there any chance we'll see this as a film. I know there are many Americans who don't realize we impri...more
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What Maisie Knew by Henry James
"Years ago, I read somewhere, perhaps in Graves' Goodbye to All of That, or a biography on Ford Madox Ford, where it was recorded (a tricky word if it's Graves) that Ford, while out in the trenches, read and greatly admired Henry James' What Maisie..." Read more of this review »
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Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson
Before I Go To Sleep
by S.J. Watson (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2013
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Part I of the Watson's thriller had me speeding through it, it was such a unique concept; a woman wakes up in a strange bed with a strange man; a strange man who is a good deal older and married to boot. The woman has no idea how she ended up here; s...more
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The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
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The Lion is In by Delia Ephron
The Lion is In
by Delia Ephron
read in March, 2013
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From the moment I saw the cover of Delia Ephron's The Lion is In - this photo-realistic shot of three women (one in a wedding veil) and a lion in a convertible, driving off into the sunset, I've wanted to read the book. But as regular readers of Chap...more
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The Company You Keep by Neil Gordon
The Company You Keep
by Neil Gordon
read in March, 2013
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I am so looking forward to the film based on this book! Gordon wrote the novel as a modern-day epistolary; a series of (incredibly long and well-written) emails to 17 year old Isabel, mostly from her father, Jim Grant, an ex-Weatherman living as a ci...more
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Broken by Daniel Clay
Broken
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read in January, 2013
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An utter page turner that punched me in the guts. I found it both incredibly moving and disturbing.

The book has been made into a film starring Tim Roth, Cillian Murphy and Eloise Laurence as Skunk. It comes out in March in England; not sure what's h...more
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