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The Corrections: A Study in Frustration

The title makes it sound like I didn’t like Jonathan Franzen’s novel, “The Corrections.” That couldn’t be further from the truth. Nonetheless, it was this feeling that pervaded my entire time with the book — from reading it, to finishing … Continue reading

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The Nanny Diaries: At Least It’s Better Than the Movie

I warned you. In true “only ten days to the bar panic mode” I reverted from reading edifying books to reading blatant chick lit. Because, while it might not be “the mirror of sages” (thanks, Edward Gibbon!) and may not … Continue reading

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