Review: Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout Opening sentence: ‘Tommy Guptill had once owned a dairy farm, which he’d inherited from his father, and which was about two miles from the town of Amgash, Illinois.’ I only discovered author Elizabeth Strout last summer, but this is my third book of hers (of a possible six she’s […]

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Review: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

 Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout Opening sentence: “For many years Henry Kitteridge was a pharmacist in the next town over, driving every morning on snowy roads, or rainy roads, or summertime roads, when the wild raspberries shot their new growth in brambles along the last section of town before he turned off to where the […]

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Review: Dubliners

Dubliners by James Joyce This is the first James Joyce book I’ve ever read. Sometimes, when you pick up a book that comes with such a legacy, a daunting feeling creeps over you – maybe you won’t see what the fuss is about, or the writing style just won’t make it an enjoyable read – […]

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