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Archive for November, 2012

2012 Completed Book #20

Consider The Fork by Bee Wilson

One-sentence review: A fascinating look at how kitchen implements determine how and what we eat.

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2012 Completed Book #19

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

One-sentence review: Having the author’s immune system sounds horrible, but being a snail sounds pretty cool.

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2012 Completed Book #18

The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg

One-sentence review: Attenberg sustains the character development of her short-story collection Instant Love over the length of a novel.

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2012 Completed Book #17

Blindness by Jose Saramago

One-sentence review: One’s second Saramago novel is an easier reading experience than the first.

I’m unsure whether to watch the movie adaptation. It might ruin the version that’s in my head.

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