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A cause for pause

The book ‘My Dog Tulip’ was bad enough, and now they’ve made it into a movie

By Alex Beam
Globe Staff / August 10, 2010

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I read almost everything my friend the book critic Katherine Powers tells me to. So when she ordered me to read J.R. Ackerley’s cult novel “My Dog Tulip’’ several years ago, I did. I hated it from the get-go. If I read 30 pages, it was only to gather ammunition with which to revile her. Perhaps I should have read ... (Full article: 727 words)

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