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The Black Count by Tom Reiss
“wines, soups, desserts, dessert soups, and more wines.”
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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
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Under The Banner Of Heaven by Jon Krakauer
" Oh, no! My cover is blown! "
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The Garden of Evening Mists by Twan Eng Tan
The Garden of Evening Mists
by Twan Eng Tan
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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
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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

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

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