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Marie Cloutier
Worked at Porter Square Books
Attended Wellesley College
Lives in New York, NY
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Review: THE GERMAN MUJAHID, by Boualem Sansal
The German Mujahid , by Boualem Sansal. Published 2009 by Europa Editions. Translated from the French. Literary Fiction. If you read about the Holocaust, or Islamic fundamentalism, or France, or immigration, or Algeria, or about people, The German Mujahid i...
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Europa Challenge- Playing Catch-Up
Taking the NYC subway has given me a lot of time to read and most days you can find me with my nose stuck in a book, usually a Europa. But I haven't been blogging a lot, for various reasons, and once again I'm behind on reviews. So I'm going to do a big pos...
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Review: NOT MY FATHER'S SON, by Alan Cumming
Not My Father's Son , by Alan Cumming. Published 2014 by Dey St./William Morrow. Memoir. I don't read a ton of celebrity memoirs- usually I have to be a fan of the author, and even then let's just say I manage my expectations. I can't say I'm a particular f...
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It's Monday! What Are You Reading?
Well, last week did not turn out as expected! Literally on my way out the door to a sewing class, I tripped and fractured a toe, so I spent most of the week with my foot on an orthopedic pillow. Now, you'd think that that would mean I'd do a ton of reading....
Well, last week did not turn out as expected! Literally on my way out the door to a sewing class, I tripped and fractured a toe, so I spent most of the week with my foot on an orthopedic pillow. Now, you'd think that that wou...
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Crafturday- Bamboo Handled Purse
A long time ago I bought a bamboo purse handle and a pattern to make a bag with it, but this was before I was into bag-making and I was put off making it by all the interfacings I would have had to buy to complete the project. But nowadays I buy interfacing...
A long time ago I bought a bamboo purse handle and a pattern to make a bag with it, but this was before I was into bag-making and I was put off making it by all the interfacings I would have had to buy to complete the project...
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Review: NOT MY FATHER'S SON, by Alan Cumming
Not My Father's Son , by Alan Cumming. Published 2014 by Dey St./William Morrow. Memoir. I don't read a ton of celebrity memoirs- usually I have to be a fan of the author, and even then let's just say I manage my expectations. I can't say I'm a particular f...
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April Challenge Linky
Leave your link to your review here. Happy reading!
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It's Monday! What Are You Reading?
I'm still reading my Persephone from last week- Tea with Mr. Rochester is an off-center book of short stories set in England approximately during World War 2, about young women and love. The heroines are all slightly unconventional young women who are havin...
I'm still reading my Persephone from last week- Tea with Mr. Rochester is an off-center book of short stories set in England approximately during World War 2, about young women and love. The heroines are all slightly unconven...
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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Leabhair Eireannach For You
Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars- and writers, too. If you're interested in Irish literature you don't have to stop at Yeats and Joyce. Here are some recent favorites of mine from the Emerald Isle. The All of It , by Jeannette Haien, is a...
Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars- and writers, too. If you're interested in Irish literature you don't have to stop at Yeats and Joyce. Here are some recent favorites of mine from the Emerald Isle. The All ...
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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Leabhair Eireannach For You
Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars- and writers, too. If you're interested in Irish literature you don't have to stop at Yeats and Joyce. Here are some recent favorites of mine from the Emerald Isle. The All of It , by Jeannette Haien, is a...
Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars- and writers, too. If you're interested in Irish literature you don't have to stop at Yeats and Joyce. Here are some recent favorites of mine from the Emerald Isle. The All ...
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R.I.P. Terry Pratchett: A Reading List
Small Gods , by Terry Pratchett.  This book appears somewhere in the middle of Pratchett's
Discworld story and it's both a perennial favorite and a great entry point.
Or you could just start at the beginning with The Colour of Magic . Up to
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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Leabhair Eireannach For You
Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars- and writers, too. If you're interested in Irish literature you don't have to stop at Yeats and Joyce. Here are some recent favorites of mine from the Emerald Isle. The All of It , by Jeannette Haien, is a...
Ireland is known as the land of saints and scholars- and writers, too. If you're interested in Irish literature you don't have to stop at Yeats and Joyce. Here are some recent favorites of mine from the Emerald Isle. The All ...
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Occupation
Bookseller, Crafter, Writer, Librarian
Skills
Fluent(ish) in French, good sewer, excellent at hand-selling books and putting stuff in bags.
Employment
  • Porter Square Books
    Bookseller, 2012 - 2014
Places
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Currently
New York, NY
Previously
Cambridge MA - Beverly MA - Dublin Ireland
Story
Tagline
Bookseller, crafter, ISTJ, Francophile. I love reading, learning, eating and making things.
Introduction
I'm a bookseller by trade and librarian by training. I have a small crafting business which you can find at Etsy.com/shop/pandorascraftroom and a book blog at www.BostonBibliophile.com. I'm usually either in my reading chair or at my sewing machine.
Education
  • Wellesley College
    French Lit & Language, 1995
  • Simmons College
    Library Science, 2007
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Gender
Female