2013 Reading: What Bends Us Blue by Tom Lombardo

What Bends Us Blue by Tom Lombardo This is a lovely collection of poems by a friend of mine. Because it…

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2013 Reading: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel by Rachel Joyce This is a well-crafted book about a quest, and it…

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2013 Reading: Everyday Book Marketing by Midge Raymond

Everyday Book Marketing: Promotion ideas to fit your regularly scheduled life by Midge Raymond Ashland Creek Press (2013) Midge Raymond, the…

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2013 Reading: The Virgins by Pamela Erens

The Virgins: A Novel by Pamela Erens I loved Pamela Erens’s first novel, The Understory. Like that book, her new novel is…

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2013 Reading: Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement by Peter Singer I actually read the previous (2002) edition of this…

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2013 Reading: The Names by Don DeLillo

The Names by Don DeLillo is a fascinating but somewhat fuzzy book. Set primarily in Greece, it tells the story of…

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2013 Reading: Glossolalia by David Jauss

Glossolalia By David Jauss Press 53 (September, 2013)   I first became aware of David Jauss from reading his wonderful…

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2013 Reading: Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

Suite Française by Irene Nemirovsky is brilliant. I bought the book in 2007 when everyone was reading it, but I didn’t…

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2013 Reading: The Little Blue Book by George Lakoff and Elisabeth Wehling

The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic by George Lakoff and Elisabeth Wehling There’s no question…

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2013 Reading: Stein, Stoned by Hal Ackerman

Stein, Stoned by Hal Ackerman Described as a “soft-boiled” mystery, this book definitely doesn’t take itself too seriously. Harry Stein, a…

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