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The Commitment by Dan Savage

The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage and My Family by Dan Savage is not a book I thought I would like. It’s hard to say exactly why I picked it up in the first place, except that I was in the 300’s section of the library as part of the Dewey Decimal Challenge and I already had an armful of books when I saw it on the shelf. 564 more words

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Haruki Murakami vs. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

For the Deal Me In Short Story Challenge this week I drew two of my favorite novelists.


As far as short stories go, well, one of them is pretty good. 405 more words


The Marriage Plot

Middlesex was my first foray into Eugenides and it blew my mind with its breadth as well as subtlety.  I next read The Virgin Suicides… 563 more words


The Marriage Plot

Saya membaca The Marriage Plot nyaris tiga minggu lalu, tapi masih ada kesan kuat yang tertinggal pada diri saya. Kalau kata anak gaul tumblr sih ini namanya book hangover. 490 more words


10 Best Books of the Year (So Far...)

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at  561 more words


Who is Madeleine Hanna?

I mean it. I just wrapped up The Marriage Plot this morning on my way to work, and even though on a rudimentary level it ended exactly how I hoped (and figured) it would… I was disappointed. 416 more words

Eve's Ransom by George Gissing

Eve’s Ransom by George Gissing, first published in 1895, deals with the two prominent issues of late Victorian fiction, money and marriage. These are probably the prominent issues in all Victorian fiction granted, but… 780 more words

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