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Swann's Way
Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis
Mating
Norman Rush
The Unknown University
Roberto Bolaño, Laura Healy
Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 (20/21)
Amy Hungerford
The Fun Stuff: And Other Essays
James Wood
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Ou-yang Hsiu (Ouyang Xiu ; 1007-1072) was born on the Western frontier of Sung (Song) dynasty China, and though his father di...
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This is a large format "coffee table" book filled with spectacular photos, some of which are nearly a meter in length due to ...
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'You do understand that the Little Prince died?' my mother asked as carefully and gently as only adults who know that loss of...
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Old Man's War is instantly recognisable as a science fiction work and yet strangely alien at the same time. But then again th...
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A few months ago, I reviewed Jonathan Spence's fine Return to Dragon Mountain, https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/645158...
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Souvenirs rêvés de Tao'an is a French translation of Zhang Dai's Mengyi Tao'an (Dream Reminiscences of Tao'An) , a unique col...
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When people talk about the "special" feel of Russian literature, I tend to shrug it away as yet another point of confusion "W...
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As you may know, I have an up-and-down relationship with Connie Willis books. I think some of them are astoundingly good. I t...
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In 2007 Sarah Monette released The Bone Key, a collection of previously-published stories featuring the same protagonist, th...
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This book has captured the hearts and minds of readers and it has been acclaimed as the novel Charles Dickens should have wri...
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But honestly...aren't there better ways for you to spend your eyeblinks than read this pedestrian tale of a wet man's walking...