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The Buddha in the Attic, by Julie Otsuka

I picked this book up in a secondhand bookshop down a little backstreet in Whitby. It was one of those wonderful old places with shelves crammed with pretty much every sort of book. 344 more words

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THE BUDDHA IN THE ATTIC IS TARDIS-ESQUE, BUT INSIDE IS A BIG STORY FROM OTSUKA

The opening lines of the song “America” by Neil Diamond  go, “we’ve been travelling far without a home, but not without a star… Free we huddle close, hang onto a dream…. 790 more words

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The West: Where We Are Winter Program January 22nd-February 12th

This Thursday at 6:00-7:30pm in the Regional History Library, our winter program will kick off with the first of a four part reading and discussion series lead by our new Library Director Jenny Emery Davidson, Ph. 333 more words

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

1) Go over literary devices and questions in Just One More for the Road (Friday’s HW)

2) Pre-Activity to reading The Buddha in the Attic… 16 more words

Top Ten Books of 2014 (Part Two)

Making top book lists is always so hard for me. I read a lot, and it seems like almost every time I finish a book, I feel like it was the best book I’d read in a long time (not every time, just almost). 1,417 more words

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The Buddha Never Leaves the Attic

My reading group has chosen Julie Otsuka’s Buddha in the Attic for its next book, and I approached it enthusiastically. The reviews were ecstatic: “An understated masterpiece…that unfolds with great emotional power…Destined to endure” ( 461 more words

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Julie Otsuka „Buda palėpėje“

Kas dar neskaitė, kas domisi kitomis kultūromis, požiūriu į asmenybę, išsilavinimą, visuomenės normas ir panašius dalykus, rekomenduoju paskaityti Julie Otsuka knygą „Buda palėpėje“. Nors knygos pasakotojos ir moterų grupės, su kuria ji tapatinasi, likimas tragiškas, knyga ko gero turėtų sužadinti sveiką pyktį, kodėl taip buvo ir ar dabar kas nors kitaip? 180 more words

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