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Review of “The Stand” by Stephen King (born on this day, September 21, in 1947)

In case you missed my review of The Passage, one of my main objections to that book was the central role played by vampire-zombie-bat-thingies (VZBT) in spreading a virus that destroys most of mankind. King resorts to no such creatures … Continue reading

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Readalong – Review of “Tender Morsels” by Margo Lanagan

Tender Morsels is a retelling of the Brothers Grimm story “Snow White and Rose Red” but with a feminist twist. There isn’t much longing by women for rescue by a man in this book, and in fact princely males are … Continue reading

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Readalong – Review of “The Library of Babel” by Jorge Luis Borges

“The Library of Babel” is a short story by Argentine author and librarian Jorge Luis Borges first published in 1942 and modified in 1956. For my reading, I used the English translation of Ficciones (U.S.: Grove Press, 1962), a collection … Continue reading

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Review of “The Night of the Iguana” by Tennessee Williams

I read the play The Night of the Iguana and also watched the movie starring Richard Burton, Ava Gardner, Deborah Kerr, and Sue Lyon. Apparently, Tennessee Williams based many of the characters in his plays on not only himself but … Continue reading

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Moby Dick Mondays – Week 14

Ti of the blog Book Chatter is sponsoring a challenge/readalong to read the classic Moby Dick. On Mondays, we’ll be posting about our progress. I am listening to the unabridged audiodisks for this book, which my husband listened to and … Continue reading

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