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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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I am currently reading The Portrait of a Lady and am struck by how similar it is to Edith Wharton’s House of Mirth and Age of Innocence. Today I came across this post (click to read), and it turns out that Henry … Continue reading

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