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What are you reading?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on June 25, 2006

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Negative Blue,’ by Charles Wright. It’s a collection of his poetry. He seems to fuse modern American poetry with an Asian-influenced style. It’s very well-combined.”

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“Right now I’m reading ‘Perloo The Bold,’ by Avi. It’s about this rabbit-like character who is accused of murdering the queen right before they are about to go to war with these other creatures.”

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Marley and Me,’ by John Grogan. It’s about a couple who wants to have children. The wife starts to panic and suggests that they get a dog first to prepare themselves, but the dog turns out to be very naughty.”

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Art on the Edge and Over,’ by Linda Weintraub. It’s about a bunch of contemporary artists that don’t have a sector of art history that they can be put into.”

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The Devil Wears Prada,’ by Lauren Weisberger. Some friends of mine recommended it. It’s about a young journalist who gets an elite fashion job that doesn’t really fit her.”

Comments

nklminster 8 years, 6 months ago

The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard. It's sort of a murder mystery that takes place in fictional small town Kansas. Out in a blizzard in 1987 a teenage boy finds the murdered body of a girl. The next day his best friend's parents ship the best friend out of town, leaving behind his childhood sweetheart. Somehow, the three teenage best friends' dads are involved.

ms_canada 8 years, 6 months ago

Reading, The Archer's Tale by Bernard Cornwell, bearded gnome, this would appeal to you. Takes place in 1342-4 Thomas of Hookton, master of the great English Long bow goes to fight against the French for King Edward. Wonderful story of all his adventures in France.

bearded_gnome 8 years, 6 months ago

you are correct oh maiden of the frozen north. I'll look for it! thanks.
now reading, The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy, a fine classic with wonderful emotional imagery.

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