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The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
The Financial Lives of the Poets

Virtually snowbound, September 1, 2011

What a great read for those of us, who, like the protagonist, are recently laid-off newspaper journalists. His struggles on the professional and home fronts may be strange, convoluted and outright illegal, but they're also read-out-loud funny and all too believable.
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Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World by Anthony Doerr
Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World

Virtually snowbound, January 1, 2011

This is the book I enjoyed reading most this year, the one I couldn't wait to pick up at lunch, on the bus, before bed. And from the comments of people I recommended it to, others felt the same. Anthony Doerr's writing is beautiful, equal to that in his "Memory Wall," and his tale of a year in Rome extremely moving. This is also the kind of book I found compelled to read bits of out loud to anyone nearby and when my husband read the book, he often read the same bits outloud to me and they were still wonderful.
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