Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Circle. Dave Eggers.

Eggers, Dave. The Circle. Knopf, McSweeny’s, 2013. Electronic retrieval for Kindle.  F;7/15. This isn’t, frankly, a great read.  It has a few redeeming features and the author is a respected person in the fiction world, I think. But sad to say … Continue reading

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The Moor’s Account. Laila Lalami.

Lalami, Laila. The Moor’s Account. Simon & Schuster Canada, 2014. Electronic Kindle version. F;6/15 Unfortunately I lost my notes on this book, and it’s been a while since I read it. I remember it reasonably happily but won’t be able … Continue reading

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Us Conductors. Sean Michaels.

Michaels, Sean. Us Conductors. Random House Canada, Toronto. 2014. Electronic version retrieved for Kindle. F; 7/15. I found odd coincidental similarities between this Giller-shortlisted novel and the last book I read, All the Light We Cannot See. We have in … Continue reading

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All the Light We Cannot See. Anthony Doerr

Doerr, Anthony. All the Light We Cannot See. Scribner, New York, 2014. Retrieved in digital form for Kindle. F; 7/15 This is a lovely book. It’s got everything: alive and unusual characters, an intriguing story, graceful writing, and an author … Continue reading

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