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Eve's Hollywood by Eve Babitz
Eve's Hollywood
by Eve Babitz
recommended for: those wth an appreciation of genii locorum
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Eve in Wonderland: a scintillating collection of memoir, essays, jokes, even a pseudo-haiku (to Cary Grant), all depicting a place in time that will never return, when the social diseases were embarrassing, not life threatening. Sure, the pieces are ...more
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The Eighteen-Carat Kid, and Other Stories by P.G. Wodehouse
The Eighteen-Carat Kid, and Other Stories
by P.G. Wodehouse
recommended for: those able to stomach unripe Plum
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An anomalous collection of early Plum: the title story is a novella (written originally in serial form), 90 pages, which is an awkward length for Wodehouse; the writing and characters are pretty much up to snuff, but the pacing is lacking, and it ...more
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Ghost Trout by Russell Hill
Ghost Trout
by Russell Hill
recommended for: fans of ghost stories
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There are trout, and there are ghosts.

A free ranging collection of meditations on memory and mortality (and yes, fishing), loosely draped around the author's attempts to land the elusive Humboldt Cutthroat Trout, which has adapted over the millennia
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The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
The Glass Hotel
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The Betrothed by Alessandro Manzoni
The Betrothed
by Alessandro Manzoni
recommended for: those who don't mind taking the long way round
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Well, it must be said that Manzoni takes the scenic route with this well traveled melodrama. The history of the famine and plague in seventeenth century Milano is certainly fascinating.
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