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Original Essays | July 22, 2014

Nick Harkaway: IMG The Florist-Assassins



The three men lit up in my mind's eye, with footnotes. They were converging on me — and on the object I was carrying — in a way that had... Continue »
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Beautiful Ruins (P.S.) by Jess Walter
Beautiful Ruins (P.S.)

cynthia66, September 5, 2013

You know that feeling when you are nearing the end of an awesome book and it's like when you you are eating a perfect dessert? You try to make it last but then you just end up gobbling it all up. I absolutely loved this story...everything about it. The connections, turns of fate, bittersweet loves, humor, loss, comfort. All of humanity is wrapped up in this perfect novel.
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Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon by Marshall Terrill
Steve McQueen: The Life and Legend of a Hollywood Icon

cynthia66, August 29, 2012

Marshall Terrill, while obviously a huge McQueen fan, does not pull any punches in delving deep into the psychology of Steve McQueen. I love reading biographies and this did not disappoint. Now I know why Steve McQueen is the King of Cool. His mystique is so well explained in this very honest portrayal of a very tortured soul. Terrill left me with a very deep impression for better or worse of a man that never compromised.
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Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Wolf Hall

cynthia66, January 1, 2011

Great historical fiction and a totally absorbing novel. We all know the story but this heavily researched piece of art is written from a completely fresh perspective. Why is it so much fun to read about these peeps? Well, read the book and find out.
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