Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

Title: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Author: David Sedaris Pages: 272 Publisher: Little Brown and Company (2004) Rating: 4 stars If you don’t know who David Sedaris is, you should. Known for his idiosyncratic wit and tales of … Continue reading

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Title: The Picture of Dorian Gray Author: Oscar Wilde Publisher: Ward, Lock, and Company (1891) Pages: 304 Rating: 4 stars Dorian Gray is absurdly good-looking. Utterly infatuated, Basil Hallward captures Dorian’s youthful beauty in a portrait. While posing for this … Continue reading

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An Exclusive Love

Title: An Exclusive Love: A Memoir Author: Johanna Adorjan Publisher: W.W. Nortan & Company (2011) Pages: 192 Rating: 2 stars I saw An Exclusive Love in a list of books a blogger would never read again. Most people would take … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Dead Man

Title: How to Paint a Dead Man Author: Sarah Hall Publisher: Harper Perennial (2009) Pages: 320 Rating: 3 stars Sarah Hall is an ambitious writer. Evidence of this abounds in her first book, Daughters of the North–a post apocalyptic novel. … Continue reading

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