Monthly Archives: February 2014

Hope: A Tragedy

    Hope: A Tragedy  by Shalom Auslander is a dark novel. It is at times an offensive novel.  Yet I really enjoyed it. The premise:  Solomon Kugel, his wife, and their young son, move into an old farmhouse in … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading: Fiction

Alas, it is still early in the year, but I have yet to read a novel that I just loved.  The ones I’ve read I’ve liked well enough, but none of them are making me rush to recommend them.  Maybe … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Reading: Non-Fiction

Before I let things get away from me (again), here are some quick thoughts about some non-fiction books I’ve read in the last month: Breaking the Chain:  How I Banned Chain Restaurants from My Diet and Went from Full to … Continue reading

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