Tag Archives: Cat’s Eye

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: “Cat’s Eye” (Margaret Atwood)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Here is my last excerpt from Cat’s Eye – by Margaret Atwood. So much of this book has come back to me in the past week doing these excerpts – the detail, the sweep and … Continue reading

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The Books: “Cat’s Eye” (Margaret Atwood)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Here is a fourth excerpt from Cat’s Eye – by Margaret Atwood. Even just flipping through this book right now makes me feel creepy – I haven’t read it in years. It’s all coming back … Continue reading

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The Books: “Cat’s Eye” (Margaret Atwood)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Here is a third excerpt from Cat’s Eye – by Margaret Atwood. Shivers. This section gives me shivers. I honestly don’t know if I need to read this book again, even though I keep thinking … Continue reading

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The Books: “Cat’s Eye” (Margaret Atwood)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Here is a second excerpt from Cat’s Eye – by Margaret Atwood. Grace Smeath’s mother (the one with the bad heart) is one of Atwood’s most haunting characterizations. I remember my response to her when … Continue reading

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The Books: “Cat’s Eye” (Margaret Atwood)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Here is an excerpt from Cat’s Eye – by Margaret Atwood. I’ve actually been dreading this moment, because I love this book so much. I don’t know how to talk about it. I’m also going … Continue reading

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Margaret Atwood Is Omnipresent

Margaret Atwood has been coming up quite a bit for me, lately. There was this peripheral mention of Bodily Harm – which brought up a flood of memories from when I first read that unbelievable book – a book that … 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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Waiting for Godot: Waiting, In General

I like this question a lot: What books or stories can you think of that importantly feature absent characters? The answers in the thread are cool, too. The first one that comes to mind, for me, is Ulysses – where … Continue reading

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Sheila’s List of Contemporary Must-Read Fiction

1. This is # 1 on the list, forever. 2. If anyone ever really wants to understand, on a cellular level, how I see the world, and humanity’s place in it … I wouldn’t be able to describe it myself … Continue reading

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