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Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler

4/5 stars.
ebook, 379 pages.
Read from May 11, 2018 to May 17, 2018.

Forget The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz this is the novel that Richler should be best known for. 587 more words

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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler

4/5 stars.
ebook
Read from January 23, 2018 to February 4, 2018.

A Canadian classic; there are not many books that embody a French-Canadian setting and receive as much praise and success as this one did, especially with a protagonist as despicable as Duddy. 456 more words

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The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar

4/5 stars.
Paperback, 321 pages.
Read from January 18, 2018 to January 19, 2018.

I need to listen to my friend’s book recommendations more often as I would never have found and devoured this book otherwise. 579 more words

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Human Acts by Han Kang

4/5 stars.
Read from December 27, 2017 to December 31, 2017.
ebook, 171 pages.

After loving The Vegetarian by the same author, I was excited to read this book, especially after learning of its historical significance. 649 more words

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Dear Leader by Jang Jin-Sung

4/5 stars.
Paperback, 368 pages.
Read from December 12, 2017 to December 15, 2017.

Who isn’t curious about North Korea? It is a strange and secretive country with an eccentric, peculiar, and potentially very dangerous leader that shuts out the world. 540 more words

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The Boat People by Sharon Bala

4/5 stars.
ebook, 363 pages.
Read from March 6, 2018 to March 12, 2018.

The Boat People is inspired by a real refugee crisis as detailed in the author’s notes. 659 more words

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The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

“We don’t succeed or fail because of fortune or luck. We succeed because we understand the way the world works and what we have to do.

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