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Wally Lamb teaches creative writing at a female corrections facility and has one or two non-fiction books about the women he comes across. I...
The Hour I First Believed, Wally Lamb
Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole
The World According to Garp, John Irving
I definitely have that problem. My books all look very well worn.
Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity, Kerry Cohen
Wild Nights!, Joyce Carol Oates
Dragonfly in Amber, Diana Gabaldon
Wetlands, Charlotte Roche...
That's how I feel as well. I rarely ever read more than one book at a time.
RWS is a wonderful book. Burroughs is a comic genius, and RWS is his best book thus far, in my opinion. I've also read Possible Side Effects,...
I heard a few days ago that he wasn't doing well. RIP Frank.
I own a few on the list, including Sophie's Choice, but the only one I've read was The Corrections.
I can't really pick just one.
Recently though, I have been on a Joyce Carol Oates kick.
Katherine, Anya Seton
Divisadero, Michael Ondaatje
My Sister, My Love, Joyce Carol Oates
The Monster of Florence, Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi
I've read Things Fall Apart, Year of Wonders and Frankenstein. Very interesting list though.
On Agate Hill, Lee Smith
Good Fiction Guide,Jane Rogers, Hermione Lee, Mike Harris, and Douglas Houston
Black Girl/White Girl, Joyce Carol Oates...
I'm a grazer. I just love looking around and usually end up with something I never knew I wanted.
In the Woods, Tana French
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, Robert Massie
The Crucible, Arthur Miller
Keeping the House, Ellen Baker
I would choose The Crucible and Ethan Frome
I'm in a book club with my best friend, her in-laws, and a few other people. It's getting to the point where it's a burden to me--I rarely like...
Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh 5/5
Rosemary's Baby, Ira Levin 4/5
Into the Tunnel, Gotz Ally 3/5
The Journal of a Plague Year, Daniel Defoe...
That happens to me quite often and sometimes I have a difficult time determining whether it's the book or my mindset.
I liked that ending because it was so unexpected that I was completely shocked. But you're definitely not the first person that I've heard of to...
Personally, I would rather an author leave a book open ended rather than go overboard trying to wrap things up. One book that I can recall that...
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