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The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers is set as a western novel – in fact a gold rush western novel – but it is an unusual one. The book chronicles some of the adventures of Eli and Charlie Sisters, paid killers on what would be their last job.  186 more words

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Thanks but....

We’re fairly well-known in the neighbourhood for hosting the 27th St. Book box in front of our house. The other day, somebody made the generous gesture of leaving a heaping big bag of books on our porch. 177 more words

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Reading suggestions?

Now that I’ve abandoned the current novel I’m reading, I’m open for some fiction suggestions. I have some non-fiction here that I’ll likely read concurrently but I’d like to bite into a novel.  32 more words

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Abandoned Books

Do you ever start a book and abandon it at some point along the way? I don’t like doing that but I confess it has happened from time to time. 371 more words

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A case for books

I was very lucky to have grown up in a household in which everybody loved to read. I can recall my sister teaching me reading way before I ever learned it in school, and I’m sure that’s one of the things that sealed my life long love of books. 374 more words

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Some excellent selections in the 27th Street Book Box

There are some excellent selections in the 27th Street book box right now. For fans of Nordic-noir fiction, check out The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen. 76 more words

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