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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The English Major

How can it be that I am as old as I am and have not read Jim Harrison’s fiction before this? All I can say

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Biography
Sunny Solomon

Carol and John Steinbeck

Carol and John Steinbeck, Portrait of a Marriage I’d been on a Steinbeck jag (reviewing Steinbeck’s Ghost, rereading The Long Valley, browsing through Harvest Gypsies, and finally reading

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Charlotte and the Quiet Place

CHARLOTTE AND THE QUIET PLACE Charlotte and the Quiet Place is a most appropriate picture book for this time of year, which gives new meaning

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Biography
Ann Ronald

The Bohemians

The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers who Reinvented American Literature Midway through The Bohemians, Ben Tarnoff describes “the seed of California humor”

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Fiction
David Hartzheim

The Ginger Man

J.P. Donleavy’s The Ginger Man, the manic/sad antics of Sebastian Dangerfield, has never been out of print since its first publication in Paris, 1955. Now

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Film
Dan Erwine

Silent Echoes

Silent Echoes, Discovering Early Hollywood Through the Films of Buster Keaton For a recent wedding anniversary gift, my wife bought me The Art of Buster

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Bell Ringers

Henry Porter’s The Bell Ringers is set in England’s future, the very immediate future. Next week? Next month? Next year? It isn’t science fiction; rather,

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Painted Horses

Painted Horses So many thematic threads appear in Malcolm Brooks’ novel, Painted Horses, so many ideas for mulling and musing. The romance of antiquity and

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Fiction
David Hartzheim

The Subterraneans

Having finished reading Jack Kerouac’s classic The Subterraneans, one feels as though one has been embraced and punched in the guts at the same time.

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

H is for Hawk

I never cease to thrill at the sight of a hawk sailing effortlessly on a thermal, wings spread, focusing on the ground below and a

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

On Love, A Novel

ON LOVE, A NOVEL How many novels are written by philosophers? More than you might think: Voltaire, Camus, Sartre, Kierkegaard, Huxley, it’s a lengthy list.

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