books

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

FICTION DORA BRUDER by Patrick Modiano Translated from the French by Joanna Kilmartin, University of California Press, 1997 2014 Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature This is a haunting gem of a book. The Nobel Foundation said, “[Modiano] has…
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Bookplates

Bookplates

A bookplate is usually a small print or decorative label pasted into a book, often on the inside front cover, to indicate its owner. The name of the owner usually follows an inscription such as “from the book of” or “from…
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4 New Book Reviews

4 New Book Reviews

Redeployment by Phil Klay National Book Award Winner, 2014 Published by The Penguin Press, NY 2014 From former marine and Iraq veteran Phil Klay, a brilliant and hard-hitting collection of 12 fictional stories that are darkly comic. In “Redeployment“, the first…
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