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PERGILAH, TEMUI EDDIE

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 KAMAR TIDUR HELEN selalu dirapikan ketika ia mandi sehingga sewaktu ia keluar dari kamar mandi meja riasnya sudah bersih tanpa ada krim malam atau tisu kotor, dan dari pantulan cermin ia mendapati kasur-berseprainya tertata, begitu juga kursi beludru lembut miliknya. 1,858 more words

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KAWULA MUDA

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KIRA-KIRA PUKUL SEBELAS MALAM, Lucille Henderson, berkeliling mengamati kemeriahan pestanya yang diramaikan banyak tamu, dan ia baru saja tersenyum kepada Jack Delroy, yang memincingkan mata ke arah Edna Philips, seorang perempuan yang sejak pukul delapan terduduk di kursi besar berwarna merah, mengepulkan asap rokok dan terus-menerus menyapa orang dengan riang lewat kerlingan yang membuat pemuda mana pun betah melihatnya. 2,165 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday |Authors I'd Love to Meet

This is my first ever TTT, which is run by That Artsy Reader Girl!

This week’s theme is Authors I’d Love to Meet! I’m pretty sure if I met any of these people I’d just be a blubbering mess, but here we are. 293 more words

Friday Reads: Banned Books Week

Each year, we celebrate the freedom to read with Banned Books Week. Why are books so often challenged in libraries and schools? There are a variety of reasons, but most boil down to content that people feel is inappropriate or offensive, especially for children. 516 more words

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It's Time to Stop Painting Joyce Maynard as an 'Oversharer' Already

Recently on Facebook I was surprised to see a female acquaintance deriding author Joyce Maynard as an “opportunist” for writing a memoir and assorted essays about her time with J.D. 363 more words

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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Let me address this from the very beginning of this review: I have tried to read The Catcher in the Rye before. I must have been in my first years of college when the failed attempt took place but, for reasons that now escape me, I remember giving up on the book after a few chapters. 2,472 more words

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Adulthood and Everything in It

A Presentation by Benjamin Arthur, Vera Caldwell, and Olivia Barnes

Summary part 1: Benjamin
“A Perfect Day for A Bananafish,” by J.D. Salinger, begins with a call from one of the story’s main characters, Muriel’s, mom. 5,146 more words

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