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    Re: What are you reading? 2013


    Have any of you read "The Art Of Racing In The Rain" by Garth Stein? 

     
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    I haven't, but I like the title.  Is it poetry?  Fiction?  

     
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    In response to Fondle's comment:

    I haven't, but I like the title.  Is it poetry?  Fiction?  



    It is a great story of a family told from the dog's perspective.   It was a New York Times

    best seller.  Google it, then scroll down to read the reviews.

     
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    In response to user_1797616's comment:

    In response to Fondle's comment:

    I haven't, but I like the title.  Is it poetry?  Fiction?  



    It is a great story of a family told from the dog's perspective.   It was a New York Times

    best seller.  Google it, then scroll down to read the reviews.




     

    Better yet, click on the Youtube interview with the author.

     
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    Re: What are you reading? 2013

    I'm reading more Mary Ruefle, her new Trances of the Blast.  


    Best poems I've read in ages.  Should I post a sample?

     
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    Incredible read about one of Boston's unsolved mysteries, Mommy's A Mole: Unravelling the Joan Webster Murder & Other Secrets in a CIA Family.

    Insight into the legal and law enforcement system. Exposes the shades of corruption during Boston in the 1980s. It can happen to anyone. Get to know your public officials.

     

     

     
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    Re: What are you reading? 2013

    The Kept - James Scott


    The Returned - Jason Mott - Not much like the cheesy TV series. Characters/plot better-realized; poetic writing (Mott was a poet, first)


    Death of the Black-Haired Girl - An intriguing plot involving religion, if you can deal with Robert Stone's dense prose


    Out beyond the ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -- Rumi

     
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    "The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh" - Michael Chabon


     


     



     


    Def. one of my favorite authors.


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    In Search of Belief by Joan Chittister.

    "It is not down in any map...trueplaces never are...." ( Melville)

     
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    "Orange Is the New Black"  My Year In A Women's Prison, a memoir by Piper Kerman


    Well written and insightful...

     
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    "Orange Is the New Black"  My Year In A Women's Prison, a memoir by Piper Kerman

     

    Well written and insightful...

     

    Read it earlier this year! Loved it!


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    Re: What are you reading? 2013

    Just finished Sarah's Key, about an almost-forgotten roundup of children in Paris during the Holocaust. Saw the wonderful film adaptation last year. Fiction, based on the r/l history of the Vel' d'Hiv Roundup in 1942. Heartbreaking, but a good portrayal of some of the Righteous Gentiles in France.

    Out beyond the ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -- Rumi

     
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    Re: What are you reading? 2013

    http://www.michelleknightbook.com/" rel="nofollow">http://www.michelleknightbook.com/

    Finding Me
    A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed
    A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

    Michelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed by Gina DeJesus in 2004. Their escape on May 6, 2013, made headlines around the world. 

      http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/finding-me-michelle-knight/1117891304?ean=9781602862562

     
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    I am reading The Leftovers, by Tom Perrotta, a Belmont resident. (Because b.com always must say something like "Belmont's own" is why I cited his town). Got hooked on the series, so had to turn to the book.

     
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    I am also re-reading The Theban Hegemony, by John Buckler, a valuable history.

     

    http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/293972?uid=3739696&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21104001815371

     
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    Re: What are you reading? 2013

    I am reading Townies, Andre Dubus III's memoir about life without father.

     

    Next up - something Marcus Aurelius.

    Out beyond the ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. -- Rumi

     
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