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Reading Update: Big Fat Book and More

Big Fat Book: Done! I finished David Van Reybrouck’s Congo in just under three weeks–nothing like a library deadline for motivation. The second half, covering 1990 on, was much harder to read emotionally. I had not realized the extent to which the Democratic … Continue reading

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A Couple of Semi-Epistolary Novels

The epistolary novel has a long history. I’ve read some classics, like Samuel Richardson’s Pamela and Clarissa. And I’ve enjoyed more recent versions, like Jaclyn Moriarity’s wonderful YA novel The Year Of Secret Assignments (Finding Cassie Crazy in its native Australia), … Continue reading

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