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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
A Canticle for Leibowitz

abookworm1966, December 29, 2013

Engaging and thought provoking...
A unique perspective that keeps me engrossed all the way through!
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The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald

abookworm1966, May 8, 2013

Great novel. First time reading it and I'm sorry I didn't read it sooner. Great story about desire, intention, perceptions, and the things that drive people. A couple of unexpected plot twists in my opinion, which made it an even better read! I need to read Fitzgerald more often...
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Tinkers by Paul Harding
Tinkers

abookworm1966, July 17, 2012

Very provocative novel...poetic and ethereal. I was compelled to see what happened through to the end. Can't wait to see what else Mr. Harding has to offer us.
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Chronicle of a Death Foretold

abookworm1966, July 14, 2012

Good read...great perspective from en entire town who knew Santiago was going to die, practically watched it happen, and did nothing. Marquez's writing never disappoints.
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abookworm1966, July 5, 2012

Intense read and very thought provoking. No doubt Leguin was ahead of her time when she wrote this novel. Childbirth and gender, while not the main focus of the story plays a strong role and leaves one questioning the hegemony of modern society and the roles imposed on all of us.
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