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Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »

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The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
The Forgotten Waltz

georgina lewis, January 3, 2012

An extraordinary and intimate exploration of marriage, commitment, and adultery in all its tawdry banality. Stripped of romanticism but piercingly accurate when it comes to the intensity and stubbornness of 'an affair,' Enright delivers my favorite novel of 2011.
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The Rotters' Club (Vintage Contemporaries) by Jonathan Coe
The Rotters' Club (Vintage Contemporaries)

georgina lewis, September 2, 2011

I just re-read this--the third time in 10 years. It still makes me smile, tear-up, and get utterly absorbed in these kids lives in early 70s Birmingham. And so satisfying to then read the sequel, set 25 or so years later, The Closed Circle. The Rotters' Club is where it begins though. Awesome!
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The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
The Imperfectionists

georgina lewis, January 3, 2011

Beautifully crafted miniature profiles gradually coalesce to form a heartrending portrait of a group of exiles. I read this months ago and continue to have flashbacks to these moments of heartbreak, humor and tragedy Tom Rachman captured. Swoon...
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