Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Night

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Thanksgiving Night by Richard Bausch

Exquisitely real.  You live the misbehavior, regret, self-examination and love.

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The Golden Notebook (Classic)

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The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

Dense, disjointed, psychoanalytical.  Post-WWII ‘s disillusioned communists and sexually disappointed women.

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The Financial Lives of the Poets

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The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter

Family man’s hilarious meltdown into bad choices.  Stellar stoner poetry.

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All That Is

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All That Is by James Salter

Punchy, masculine sentences.  AKA Bowman’s penis meets madonnas and whores.

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MaddAddam

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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood.

Post-apocalypse Genesis 2.0.  Funny, exciting, tragic and hopeful.  Great read.

Note:  This is the third book in a trilogy.  I haven’t read the first two, but the book begins with sufficient background to get you started.

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