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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
The Testaments
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
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It is a sequel to the Handmaiden's Tale and in some ways it isn't. Offred does not make an appearance though characters from that story do. This is about how the government there collapses, its weaknesses turn out to be the ways in which it is hypocr ...more
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The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
The Testaments
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It is a sequel to the Handmaiden's Tale and in some ways it isn't. Offred does not make an appearance though characters from that story do. This is about how the government there collapses, its weaknesses turn out to be the ways in which it is hypocr ...more
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Quichotte by Salman Rushdie
Quichotte
by Salman Rushdie
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I almost didn't buy or read this book. The New York Times gave it a scathing review. Why did I change my mind, because I really liked his last book Golden House and so I gave this a try. I am SO glad that I did. This is a real novel of ideas, that is ...more
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Quichotte by Salman Rushdie
Quichotte
by Salman Rushdie
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I almost didn't buy or read this book. The New York Times gave it a scathing review. Why did I change my mind, because I really liked his last book Golden House and so I gave this a try. I am SO glad that I did. This is a real novel of ideas, that is ...more
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Mindset by Carol S. Dweck
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I enjoyed this a lot more than I thought I would. I think this is really a book about the destructiveness of arrogance, which is what the fixed mindset she writes about really is. This is a book against arrogance in business, ethics, relationships an ...more
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I Like to Watch by Emily Nussbaum
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I have got to say it, I loved this book and I am going to make Pauline Kael comparisons. I know, in the book she discourages it, but come in. The title of her first book has a double entendre just like Kael did with her first book Lost at the Movies. ...more
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Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
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This is a good potboiler about dangers in relationships. In many ways, I was reminded of two books, Jonathon Franzen's Strong Motion which had a vivid description of the life of a raccoon. Another book that came to mind was Margaret Atwood's Surfacin ...more
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Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner
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This is a good potboiler about dangers in relationships. In many ways, I was reminded of two books, Jonathon Franzen's Strong Motion which had a vivid description of the life of a raccoon. Another book that came to mind was Margaret Atwood's Surfacin ...more
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