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Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve added to this list. I still want to do a Non-Fiction one, eventually, but … you know … time permitting. Some authors are represented multiple times here. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. Don’t read … Continue reading

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The Books: “A Prayer for Owen Meany” (John Irving)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Excerpt from A Prayer for Owen Meany – by John Irving I’ve written quite a bit about my reading of this book. So far, I’ve only read it once – I think the whole bursting-into-sobs-at-the-last-sentence … Continue reading

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Jessa Crispin has an interesting interview with Peter Boxall, editor of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. I loved what Boxall said at the end: “Having benefited from an extraordinary number of emails and letters as well as … Continue reading

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Favorite Fictional Characters

A revised list, from a post I did a while back. My favorite characters from fiction. I am limiting my choices to just novels – and leaving out such amazing characters as Hamlet, or Stanley Kowalski. Here is how I … Continue reading

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Re-Reading Owen Meany

I have taken up John Irving’s A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Novel again. It has been years since I read it (I only read it once). It packed a huge punch back then and I cried when it was … Continue reading

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