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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: “At Swim-Two-Birds” (Flann O’Brien)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: At Swim-Two-Birds, by Flann O’Brien. It’s kinda hard, as an O’Malley, to talk about this book in a normal book-report kind of way. I think I even sort of believed, as a child, that Flann … Continue reading

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2006 Books

Books read this year. I actually may end up adding a couple more to the list – since I am bed-ridden at the moment and could finish 2 more books by the time the damn ball drops across the river. … 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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Snapshots

— Shoveling snow with neighbors is a bonding community experience – especially in an urban environment. I’ve lived on this block for 3 years and have met only a handful of people. Really nice. Much fun was had by all. … Continue reading

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Frank Delaney’s Top 10 Irish Novels

Here it is.. Is the Elizabeth Bowen on the list the same author as the one who wrote John Adams and the American Revolution? Dad? From this list, I have read Ulysses, Finnegans Wake, both by Joyce, obviously, The Country … Continue reading

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