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Unpacking the Boxes by Donald Hall
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Overall, I enjoyed Mr. Hall’s tales of Exeter, Harvard, and Oxford but you can imagine the privilege that allowed his ascent and colored his writing. At one point he asks the poet Adrienne Rich if he had been chauvinistic in the 1950s. She demurs and ...more
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Selected Poems of Geoffrey Hill by Geoffrey Hill
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
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Loneliness , trauma, and a tenacious climb back to enjoy the small joys in life. One can’t help but root for Eleanor and her quest to become “completely fine.”
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Soul Music by Terry Pratchett
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This is the first Discworld book I am not a huge fan of....I am glad I finished it because he pulled it from a 2 Star to a 3 in the last chapter. Overall, many are much better than this one.
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Neuromancer by William Gibson
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
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Loneliness , trauma, and a tenacious climb back to enjoy the small joys in life. One can’t help but root for Eleanor and her quest to become “completely fine.”
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Begin Again by Grace Paley
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Here was one of my favorites:

Hand-Me-Downs

My love rests on the couch
In the sweater and bones of old age

I have stopped reading to look at him I take
his hand I am shawled in my own somewhat
wrinkled still serviceable skin

No one knows what to do with th
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The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
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Soul Music by Terry Pratchett
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Mort by Terry Pratchett
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I read these when I pick them up at used bookstores and this is a good one. Mort, death’s apprentice evolves so now now I’m going to track down more in that series. What a delightful world to visit, always.
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You'll find flies,
And Buddhas.”
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“Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don't want it. What seems conceit, bad manners, or cynicism is always a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen.
You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone.”
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