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Sharp: A Memoir by David Fitzpatrick

Title: Sharp Author: David Fitzpatrick Publisher: William Morrow (2012) Pages: 368 Rating: 4 stars David Fitzpatrick had it all as a young man, including a degree from a great university, good-looks, and artistic promise. However, mental illness swooped in and … Continue reading

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In Her Wake

A post or two ago, I mentioned that I met Nancy Rappaport–author of In Her Wake–which is a memoir. The book covers the taboo subject of suicide.  When she was only four years old her mother took an overdose, leaving … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre: the movie

Title: Jane Eyre Author: Charlotte Bronte Publication: Smith, Elder & Co 1847 Rating: 4 stars I read Jane Eyre forever ago, probably before I could really grasp all of Charlotte Bronte’s artful wit. However, the very convenient death of Mr. Rochester’s crazy wife in … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

Title: Housekeeping Author: Marilynne Robinson Publication: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1980 Rating: 4 stars On Sunday my roommates and I did a little premature spring cleaning and the apartment nearly sparkled. I bleached the bajesus out of our tub! But … Continue reading

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