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Harmon walked along, leaving his car at the marina, the air like a cold washcloth on his face. Each of his sons had been his favorite child.

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"Referential" by Lorrie Moore

“Do you think of me when you look at the black capillaries of the trees at night?” – Lorrie Moore, Referential

With that line, Lorrie Moore’s story of a woman and her troubled son found that place inside of me where lingering thoughts live.

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THE BURGESS BOYS, by Elizabeth Strout

Found this book while looking for another, after finishing it I immediately ordered her other three works.  She won the Pulitzer for her third book, Olive Kitteridge and I thoroughly enjoyed this novel, her fourth.   159 more words

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He rode with the window partly open because he loved the smell of the pines and the heavy salt air, and in the winter he loved the smell of the cold.

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"Horned Men" by Karl Taro Greenfeld

“He pulled his eye away from the gap. This wasn’t really spying, he reasoned; he was up here working, trying to solve a problem, lay some cable.” – Karl Taro Greenfeld, Horned Men…

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Day 565: Olive Kitteridge

This collection of linked short stories lucidly illuminates the contradictions that make up the human condition. The link that binds the stories together is Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher in small-town Maine. 213 more words


Seniors Book Club September Selection

The Seniors Book Club will resume on September 10 at 2 pm in the Training Room. Our book choice for this month is The Burgess Boys… 305 more words

Seniors Book Club