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wines, soups, desserts, dessert soups, and more wines.Tom Reiss
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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
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The Garden of Evening Mists by Twan Eng Tan
The Garden of Evening Mists
by Twan Eng Tan
read in October, 2012
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Long Story Short: This is a book that traps you immediately in the environmental setting of a tea plantation and its neighboring estates in tropical Malaysia, but also the moods of the primary characters. It's very heavily symbolic, too, in a way th...more
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Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr.
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The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett
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Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
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The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
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(I wrote this on July 24, 2008. Think of that!)
I wandered the library looking for fiction with nothing in mind. I wanted to balance a fantasy novel that I grabbed on the spur of the moment with something more reliable, so I wandered over to the Ws fo...more
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George Eliot
“The limits of variation are really much wider than any one would imagine from the sameness of women's coiffure and the favourite love-stories in prose and verse. Here and there a cygnet is reared uneasily among the ducklings in the brown pond, and never finds the living stream in fellowship with its own oary-footed kind. Here and there is born a Saint Theresa, foundress of nothing, whose loving heart-beats and sobs after an unattained goodness tremble off and are dispersed among hindrances, instead of centering in some long-recognisable deed.”
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Tom Reiss
“wines, soups, desserts, dessert soups, and more wines.”
Tom Reiss, The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo

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