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One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Book Review (Sort of)

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, copyright 1970. Translated By: Gregory Rabassa Publisher: Harper Perennial Pages: 416 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased Used Reason for Reading: Reputation of Author The Blurb:“One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the … Continue reading

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The Year of the Goat – Margaret Hathaway – Book Review

The Year of the Goat by Margaret Hathaway, copyright 2007. Publisher: The Lyons Press Pages: 204 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased New from Munro’s Books Reason for Reading: Recommendation from Billy Did you hear the one about the sheep that … Continue reading

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The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison – Book Review

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison, copyright 1970 Publisher: Plume Pages: 216 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased Used Reason for Reading: Reputation of Author Toni Morrison is the latest dent in my mission to read my way through the Nobel … Continue reading

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Fun Home – Alison Bechdel – Book Review

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, copyright 2006. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Pages: 232 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased New Reason for Reading: Recommended by Wallace Fun Home first came to my attention by way of this review at Unputdownables. Wallace gave … Continue reading

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Stowaway – Karen Hesse – Book Review

Stowaway by Karen Hesse, copyright 2000. Illustrated by: Robert Andrew Parker Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks Pages: 315 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased New from Munro’s Books Reason for Reading: Recommendation of a Friend Several months ago, I was inquiring on Pink … Continue reading

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From Stone Orchard: A Collection of Memories – Timothy Findley – Book Review

From Stone Orchard: A Collection of Memories by Timothy Findley; copyright 1998 by Pebble Productions Inc. Publisher: Harper Collins Pages: 170 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased Used Reason for Reading: It’s Timothy Findley…Enough Said! Sigh!! I love Timothy Findley…have I mentioned … Continue reading

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The Outsider – Albert Camus – Book Review

The Outsider by Albert Camus, copyright 1942. Translated from French by: Stuart Gilbert Publisher: Penguin Group Pages: 120 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased Used Reason for Reading: Reputation of Author I picked up The Outsider because I’m trying to work … Continue reading

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A Note To My Kid

I didn’t have the balls to make a video for the It Gets Better Project. As I sit here now thinking about it, I feel a sense of shame about that. (I’m crying right now thinking about it) As a … Continue reading

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The Road – Cormac McCarthy – Book Review

The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Copyright 2006 by M-71, Ltd. Publisher: Vintage International Pages: 287 Source: Personal Collection – Purchased Used Reason for Reading: Reputation of Author This is, by far, the longest book that I’ve read in a single … Continue reading

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The Quiet American – Graham Greene – Book Review

I’m going to be honest…this is slightly embarrassing to admit…but until about five years ago, I didn’t know that Graham Greene was an author. Every time I heard the name Graham Greene, I thought people were talking about this guy, … Continue reading

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