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About this blog: This blog is a place for conversation about books. I post reviews of what I'm reading--lots of contemporary fiction, but also classics and the occasional work of narrative nonfiction. I am always looking for new books to read, so ...  (More)

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2013 Holiday Book Guide (Nonfiction Picks)
Dec 8, 2013 8:32 pm
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Last week I listed three of the best works of fiction I read in 2013. Here... More
Backlash Begins Following Serra Canonization Announcement
Jan 20, 2015 8:44 pm
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As expected, last week's announcement by Pope Francis that he intends to canonize the Franciscan missionary Junípero Serra later this year has drawn sharp reactions... More
Every Day Is for the Thief by Teju Cole
Dec 8, 2014 3:16 pm
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I love this time of year, not because of the holidays per se, but because I get to buy tons of books without feeling guilty about it. Over the next couple of weeks... More
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Jul 7, 2015 4:14 pm
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I just finished reading (belatedly) Meg Wolitzer's 2013 bestseller The Interestings. I want to break the long silence... More
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon, and the debate over the National Book Award
Jan 21, 2014 11:26 am
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Gordon, Jaimy. Lord of Misrule. (McPherson & Co., 2010).

Over the holidays I visited my 90-year-old grandmother in New York City. A widow for the last thirteen... More
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