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Abbyk and 3 other people liked Lindy's review of The Last Neanderthal:
The Last Neanderthal by Claire  Cameron
"The narratives we choose to construct around Neanderthals and how those narratives have changed over time fascinate me because they're usually semi-veiled ways of talking about race and racism, so that's why I read this book. And on that level The..." Read more of this review »
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Lost Girls by Andrew Pyper
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Headhunter by Timothy Findley
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The Bishop's Man by Linden MacIntyre
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The Crooked Heart of Mercy by Billie Livingston
"4.5 stars. Funny, sad well written. Ben's responses to his therapist say it all."
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The Crooked Heart of Mercy by Billie Livingston
The Crooked Heart of Mercy
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This novel was a huge surprise to me. The way it deals with guilt and family and fury was so good. And often funny as hell. The relationship between Maggie and her brother Francis, the priest --I've never seen a priest depicted in such a startling an ...more
This Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Homes
"I read this in a couple of sittings, but I'm on some kind of mad reading binge right now, about a book a day, so that may not mean much.

I liked it and it kept my interest for a good while, but only because I could almost never imagine what was co..." Read more of this review »
This Book Will Save Your Life by A.M. Homes
"No, it won't. A.M. Homes's This Book Will Save Your Life can't even generate enough energy to save itself.

This tepid satire about modern America begins with Richard Novak, a wealthy day trader, having a panic attack and being rushed to the hospita..." Read more of this review »
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Bright Shiny Morning by James Frey
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Oy! Strung together cliches with some attempt at poetic repetition.
The prose is littered with hackneyed phrasing and flat phony characters.
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