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GO Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

One thing Macomb County has is Spanish Moss. It hangs from the tops of trees and is rootless. It is not actually a moss at all, but a member of the pineapple family with a hard exterior that allows nothing in.

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It's been pointed out often that when a writer gains fame at very young age, he is stuck with a public persona for a very long time. For Gore Vidal, such a facade was useful since according to one of his long-time friends and this book's author, Mich ...more
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"(Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography [cclapcenter.com:]. I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP; it is not being reprinted illegally.)

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Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians
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In the 1850s, a group of writers and actors gather at Pfaff's saloon on lower Broadway to talk, drink and encourage each other. Walt Whitman, Edwin Booth and others form what Martin calls the first bohemian crowd in America. That Whitman picked up yo ...more
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There is a good book here, somewhere. Schecter is an exhaustive researcher and at times, exhausting to read because he has so many facts and hates to part with them. Editing seems to have disappeared with typewriters; it is now up to writers. At the ...more
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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