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Deeply steeped in the humanities and arts, this novel's clever idea is to read like nonfiction, complete with footnotes and an editor's preface. That, plus Hustvedt's hyper fo...
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This deep exploration of life (and death) in a Mumbai slum is despairing. Katherine Boo reports not just on the crushing poverty and survival strategies that you might expect but also on . . . .  See http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/658675343
This deep exploration of life (and death) in a Mumbai slum is despairing. Katherine Boo reports not just on the crushing poverty and survival strategies that you might expect ...
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OK, here's the thing. I'm all for imperfect characters. But I'd rather read a novel about likable imperfect people, whereas this Pagford bunch is uniformly not likable. . . .  See  http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/636179899.
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Wondered why it was listed as a top 10 "didn't finish" book...
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Awesome.
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24 hours from now, House Republicans are expected to vote on what they’re calling the "Violence Against Women Act" -- BUT, they're actually planning to strip out essential protections for LGBT victims of domestic abuse, Native Americans, and immigrants.
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Yeah, gun control is totally what the framers had in mind when giving Congress the impeachment power.
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There is no 40-something gay man alive in the United States today who does not have an everyday background awareness of . . . .

Read my full book review at https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1116764731

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Sure, vampires and zombies are scary. But we all know it’s fake blood. So I picked up this science book for the sake of a real scare rather than a fake one. . . . See http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/658675212
Sure, vampires and zombies are scary. But we all know it’s fake blood. So I picked up this science book for the sake of a real scare rather than a fake one. Now finished, I’m ...
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I suppose the most obvious way to view this masterful novel would be as a story of love and fate (common literary grist, certainly). But I would instead offer it up as . . . . (See http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/612901344.)
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just sayin
 
Every day is a good day for a 
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Cheryl definitely strayed. See www.goodreads.com/review/show/500001581.
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Totally, +Carmen Myrtis-Garcia.  Better to leave that folding saw at home. ;) 
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  • Yale Law School
    1995
  • Wesleyan University
    1992