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Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart

I have to admit, I’d never read any of Gary Shteyngart’s books before picking up Little Failure, his memoir.  But the reviews from Goodreads readers were outstanding. There were many, many five star reviews, so I trusted and gave it … Continue reading

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Angle Of Repose by Wallace Stegner

Stegner is one of those authors that needs to be savored, so take some time to read this work slowly and thoughtfully.  The novel presents a retired historian, Lyman Ward, in his attempt to compile the biography of his grandparents … Continue reading

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Paris In Love by Eloisa James

A memoir of Ms. James’ year of living in Paris with her husband and two children, Paris in Love is more of a collection of images than a narrative. It’s snowing again and the roofs opposite my study window have … Continue reading

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Pearl Of China by Anchee Min

Known for her books about Chinese history, Anchee Min attempts to tell the story of renowned writer, Pearl S. Buck in this wonderful work, Pearl of China.  Buck was the daughter of American missionaries, and she spent her childhood in … Continue reading

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