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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
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The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
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The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
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Linda Mettler and 257 other people liked Rick's review of The Goldfinch:
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
" I have not read Tartt’s two previous, and by most accounts, superior novels. In The Goldfinch you can see that the talent is there but something is drastically off in the storytelling. The book drags and drags. It exasperates with unnecessary deta... " Read more of this review »
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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
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The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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One Summer by Bill Bryson
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Tenth of December by George Saunders
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Calvin Trillin
“The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.”
Calvin Trillin

David Sedaris
“Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings”
David Sedaris, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

Diane Setterfield
“Our lives are so important to us that we tend to think the story of them begins with our birth. First there was nothing, then I was born...Yet that is not so. Human lives are not pieces of string that can be separated out from a knot of others and laid out straight. Families are webs. Impossible to touch one part of it without setting the rest vibrating. Impossible to understand one part without having a sense of the whole. - Vida Winter”
Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale
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