Tag Archives: best seller

Rebecca Stott, “Ghostwalk” and Markus Zusak, “The Book Thief”

Strictly speaking, this is cheating.  I was originally going to just post as I finished books but my fine flurry has paused as I started something rather long and probably pretty mediocre, Penny Vincenzi’s  No Angel.  But in the meantime … Continue reading

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Audrey Niffenegger, “The Time Traveler’s Wife”

Wow.  So much to like here!  Though I have to say, if Meg had told me it was a book about a woman whose husband travels back and forth in time I would have thought of Isaac Asimov and handed … Continue reading

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Per Petterson, “Out Stealing Horses”

I’m not such a big fan of this kind of book, where a stoical narrator tells you in simple declarative sentences about the terrible things that have happened to him.  (It’s a very male voice.)  My friend Meg, whose taste … Continue reading

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