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Kent Haruf

This can be seen in the lives of almost all my characters – each has to find his or her way within the presence and shadow of death.                                357 more words

When Fate Lends More Than Just A Hand!......Book Review of The Art Of Racing In The Rain by Garth Stein

……..I’d expected to be challenged in reading this book, by what Samuel Taylor Coleridge named “the willing suspension of disbelief”, because one of the two main characters in the book is Enzo, a talking dog who is the narrator of the story. 1,319 more words

Book Reviews

See You in Paradise by J. Robert Lennon

See You in Paradise is a wonderful collection of short stories from American author J. Robert Lennon. His novel, Familiar, a story of a woman who trips into an alternate universe, made my best-of-year list in 2012. 1,268 more words


66. The Sisters Brothers: Patrick DeWitt

Narrated by Eli, the younger of the two siblings in the book’s title, The Sisters Brothers tracks the journey across the Wild West to carry out another killing for their boss, the Commodore. 141 more words

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Wow. If I’d known that this book was going to be a punch in the chest, I – yeah, no. I would have read it anyway. 683 more words


Viva Le Guin!

Slamming publishers – including her own – for profiteering, the US novelist also pays tribute to other science fiction authors

Via The Guardian

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