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Diana Gabaldon, “Outlander”

Careful, now. The electronic version of Outlander doesn’t bear a warning label, but it should. It would say something like, “Reading this book may cause complete absorption in an imaginary world. Side effects could include missing deadlines, neglecting children, skipping … Continue reading

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Mary Doria Russell, “Doc”

Doc who? Doc Holliday, it turns out, is the subject of Mary Doria Russell’s latest novel, but that didn’t help me much. Wild West, I thought. Something with guns. Vaguely promising: I downloaded the sample chapter. Opening line: “He began … Continue reading

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