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Last Friends

One of the travel souvenirs I would have liked to have left behind – a debilitating headcold – had me seeking the comfort of hot broth and tea, and a new Jane Gardam book – “Last Friends.” Sometimes stuffed ears … Continue reading

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Revisiting Jane Gardam – God on the Rocks

“Long celebrated in England, Jane Gardam gained legions of American fans with Old Filth and The Man in the Wooden Hat – her most recent critically acclaimed novels. ¬†Now, newcomers and devotees alike can enjoy one of the honored earlier … Continue reading

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A Book Club Slate for 2012

One of the book groups I follow allows the host to choose the book of the month; no rejections allowed. ¬†Deciding which books to read and discuss a year in advance can be daunting, especially if the intent is to … Continue reading

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