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Old but Still Good: Three Writers Not to Neglect

It’s easy to get caught up with what’s shiny and new, even in reading. I fall for it myself. The beautiful books on the Latest Releases table beckon me, preventing me from wandering back in the dusty, cobwebby bookshelves, where there may be treasures hiding. 272 more words

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[ARC] The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror by Joyce Carol Oates

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The book collects six tales of terror by Joyce Carol Oates, and the first one – that gives the title to the whole book – it’s in my opinion the best one. 95 more words

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[ARC] The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror by Joyce Carol Oates

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Il libro raccoglie sei racconti del terrore di Joyce Carol Oates, e il primo – quello che dà il nome all’intero volume – è per me il più riuscito. 88 more words

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Short Takes II: Joyce Carol Oates

Fun-sized distillations of prose and poetry.  Self-contained nuggets of literary craft.

A Touch of the Flu

For years she had tried to conceive a child, and failed; and failed at the marriage too–though “failed” is probably the wrong word, since, wanting a child so badly, and, as some observers (including her husband) said, so irrationally, she simply decided to give up on that man, and move on to another.  436 more words

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Review: Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates

About Blonde

She was an all-American girl who became a legend of unparalleled stature. She inspired the adoration of millions, and her life has beguiled generations of fans and fellow artists. 703 more words

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Non-Fiction Review: A Widow's Story (A Memoir) by Joyce Carol Oates

A WIDOW’S STORY: A MEMOIR BY JOYCE CAROL OATES
FOURTH EASTATE (KINDLE), 2011
437 PAGES

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I read a non-fiction choice every month. 793 more words

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