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How to Read a Poem and Fall in Love with Poetry by Edward Hirsch
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I'm working toward my MFA in Fiction, which means prose, not poetry, so I'm letting you know upfront of my non-credentials to write this review. I have both feared and been fascinated by poetry all my life. I found myself going to all the poetry ...more
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Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
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I read this excellent novel to study writing craft, specifically character development and interiority, which this quiet family drama delivers. The bitter and abandoned wife raising her three children alone rises above cliche in Anne Tyler's skilled ...more
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Circe by Madeline Miller
Circe
by Madeline Miller (Goodreads Author)
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Madeline Miller writes beautifully, knows her mythology inside and out, and creates memorable characters who bring new insights to long-familiar characters. This is true of both this novel, about Circe, and her first novel, "Song of Achilles," which ...more
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Circe by Madeline Miller
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The Overstory by Richard Powers
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I actually "read" this one on Audible, listening to the slow unfolding of this epic story-in-stories while slowly and meticulously thread-tracing the pattern pieces of a complex garment before assembling them into the completed garment. Both tasks ...more
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Fall, or Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson
Fall, or Dodge in Hell
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
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I know a lot of readers will hate this book. It is long. Very long. And it takes its time unfurling its story. And there are details and side-forays in the first half that will distress some and make them give up in despair of ever getting to the ...more
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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Song of Achilles
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While writing this book, author Madeline Miller taught Latin, Greek, and Shakespeare to high school students for ten years after arming herself with masters and bachelors degrees in Classics at Brown. I did not know this biographical detail when I ...more
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Perdido Street Station by China Miéville
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The Aeronaut's Windlass by Jim Butcher
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Art Forms in Nature by Ernst Haeckel
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