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from Ann Beattie’s Imagination – Mrs. Pat Nixon

A frequent contributor to The New Yorker, with her own collection of short stories making the best seller list (see the review below), Ann Beattie has imagined Pat Nixon’s life in a fictionalized version of the former first lady’s life … Continue reading

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First Sentences from New Books Now in Paperback

If you missed them when they first came out, here are three of my favorites now in paperback.  Does the first sentence draw you in? Lloyd shoves off the bedcovers and hurries to the front door in white underwear and … Continue reading

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The Lake Shore Limited

All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players… But each player can only guess what the other actors are thinking as they say their lines.   In The Lake Shore Limited, Sue Miller lets us in. … Continue reading

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