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LBC3Reads - for the year

This book club meets up every three months – ideal for those too busy to join a monthly book club! We tend 83 more words
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My Brilliant Friend & Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Rosso DOC

My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante. New York: Europa, 2012.

Childhood memories are often dominated by someone like Lila – the one who excels in every subject, the one who throws rocks at bullies, the one who cares nothing about what others think of her including her teachers, the one who takes her best friend’s hand and leads her on big adventures. 658 more words

Dead Souls by Gogol - Interesting but challenging

Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol (1842) French title: Les Ames mortes. Translated from the Russian by Ernest Charrière (1859)

Everything about Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol is a challenge. 1,727 more words


Of Books and Bodies

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The poet Mary Oliver died yesterday. That’s the beginning of one of her best-known poems, and one of my favorites, above.

She put a lot of beautiful thoughts and words into the universe. 565 more words

2018 Books

Every year I post a list of the books I read the year before. This past year (2018) I crushed my previous record and read a whopping 32 books! 492 more words

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Mini Reviews: Book Club Edition

Some more reviews as I attempt to stay on top of a consistent posting schedule!

I’m sharing a few more of my 2018 reads today, but this time they’re all ones I read with my book club. 629 more words