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Barbara Kingsolver: Small Wonders, Bean Trees

Do you have problems remembering more about a book than “Oh, yes, I read that a while ago?” Or, with favourite authors, remembering which book is which? Or is that just my ageing brain? Do you re-read favourites? Recently I … Continue reading

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Only a novel: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl, by Fannie Flagg

“And what are you reading, Miss –?” “Oh! it is only a novel!” replies the young lady, while she lays down her book with affected indifference, or momentary shame. “It is only¬†Cecilia, or¬†Camilla, orBelinda“; or, in short, only some work … Continue reading

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