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  1. Recommending Ann Patchett’s latest book, even though it’s popular

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    January 20, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Is it possible to have a mother who’s too beautiful? If you’ve never given that question a moment’s thought, don’t worry. Ann Patchett has the answer:¬†Absolutely. My mother, for her…


  2. Eaarth (Book Review by IndyPL Patron)

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    January 8, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Oh my! Eaarth has to be the most important book I have digested in all of my 71 years. I shy away from books that put before me a plethora…


  3. Can I Read 26 Books This Year? (with January 7th addendum from Cologne)

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    January 6, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    Of course I can, and I’m already on it. As soon as I finish with this blogpost about my first book of the year, I’m going to link to it…


  4. Singing School, with different poetic fantasies

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    December 17, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    For the person on your gift list who is trying to write or read poetry, former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky has released a new anthology called Singing School: Learning…


  5. If Jennifer Egan had published a book this year, I might have recommended it as a gift.

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    December 13, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    But we’re going to have to settle for her 2006 title The Keep, which involves a castle, a prison, hauntings, paranoia, estranged cousins, troubled marriages, and a very old baroness…


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