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"kind of a breathless pace, but great fun." May 20, 2012 09:48AM

 
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"variability in chapter quality - but the good chapters are very, very good." May 20, 2012 09:45AM

 

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I liked it enough to read a second. But. It's a bit flat. If. The next book. Is better, I'll chalk it up to the fac that it's first in the series. The elements are fun, game Aussie heiress and her motley crew of cabbies, loyal maids and denizens of t ...more
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My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
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The first half of the books is a wonderful and frank portrait of a large, complicated Puerto Rican family living in a very tough neighborhood in the Bronx in the 60s. You can smell the food and hear the music. The description of the years at Princeto ...more
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Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel
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This is the only biography I have ever read in which I could not wait with the subject of the book to die.
Closely boring. In the abstract, the idea of telling the story of Galileo's life through his correspondence with his daughter is interesting. Un
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The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín
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