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  1. I’m really enjoying this novel, even though I can’t keep the characters straight.


    November 16, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    Maxine, a fraud investigator in New York City, is on almost every page of Thomas Pynchon’s new novel Bleeding Edge, so I manage to keep track of her. But most…

  2. A Short Quiz about the Perfect Holiday Gift


    November 12, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    1. What is the only gift suggestion that I’m repeating from last year’s gift suggestion list?       2. What gift has already been given, but is given again…

  3. Moments that Made the Movies


    November 4, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    Every gift suggestion list should include at least one coffee table book, and mine for this year comes from David Thomson. The prolific film scholar has released yet another batch…

  4. Paul Harding’s Enon, and the beginning of THASCOKNY


    October 18, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    When their 13-year-old daughter Kate is hit by a car and killed, Charlie and Susan break up. Susan goes to stay with her parents, and Charlie begins a strange year…

  5. Josephine and Judith


    October 11, 2013 by Reader's Connection

    A few years ago, I raved about Leon R. Kass’s book The Beginning of Wisdom : Reading Genesis. I was grateful for Kass’s insights into the story of Joseph and…