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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: “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” – ‘Brokeback Mountain’ (Annie Proulx)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Close Range : Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx – excerpt from the story ‘Brokeback Mountain’. First published in The New Yorker in 1997, ‘Brokeback Mountain’ of course went on to be her most famous short … Continue reading

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The Books: “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” – ‘A Lonely Coast’ (Annie Proulx)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Close Range : Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx – excerpt from the story ‘A Lonely Coast’. A depressing story all-around. With a couple of rarities in terms of Proulx’s other work: It’s a first-person narrative, … Continue reading

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The Books: “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” – ‘The Bunchgrass Edge Of the World’ (Annie Proulx)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Close Range : Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx – excerpt from the story ‘The Bunchgrass Edge of the World’. Like ‘People In Hell Just Want A Drink Of Water’, another story in the collection (excerpt … Continue reading

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The Books: “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” – ‘People In Hell Just Want A Drink Of Water’ (Annie Proulx)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Close Range : Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx. ‘People In Hell Just Want A Drink Of Water’ tells the story of two ranching families – the Dunmires and the Tinsleys – going back in generations, … Continue reading

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The Books: “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” – ‘The Mud Below’ (Annie Proulx)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Close Range : Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx. The stories in Close Range show a world both transcendent and brutal. There’s not a lot of love here … or what there is, is thwarted and … Continue reading

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The Books: “Close Range: Wyoming Stories” – ‘The Half-Skinned Steer’ (Annie Proulx)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Close Range : Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx. Oh God, I love this collection of short stories. I read many of them (like “Brokeback Mountain”) when they first appeared in The New Yorker – and … 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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