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Fridays are for readers: Sunset Park.

I have three extra piles of books in my room (spread all over the table and the floor) besides all the books in my library… I have no room for books… I have no more floor… But I keep loving … Continue reading

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Fridays are for Readers: Small Change*

*It’s the LITTLE Things in Life that Make a BIG Difference! – by Susan & Larry Terkel. How many times have you longed to completely change your life? The starting of a new year and the end of your summer … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The Odyssey

Summer has come and is about to go away, but even on holidays books have accompanied our adventures and enriched part of our days. So now we are back with this weekly post, and what book could better represent our … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: In the Heart of the Country

South Africa, in the middle of nowhere. An isolated farm, a white man and his unmarried daughter and a black servant and his husband, all trapped in a web of reciprocal oppression. Everything collapses when the father decides to seek … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: On Chesil Beach

When I started reading On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan, judging by the cover and the summary on the back, I thought I would be dealing with a rather serious book. Edward and Florence are a newly married couple in … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: L’élégance du hérisson

Renée is 54 years old and she’s the concierge of a luxury apartment building in 7 rue de Grenelle, Paris. She is a widow, a bit ugly and very intelligent, a quality she desperately tries to hide. Paloma is 12 … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The New Yorkers

I was sitting on a train, a 4-hour trip ahead of me (that eventually turned into 6), and a book to keep me company. I wanted something “light”and “simple”, words that could serenely flow and enliven my little journey. The … Continue reading

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