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Bronson Revealed

March by Geraldine Brooks (2005) is a fabulous novel about the father of the March girls made famous in the beloved novel Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Mr. March is absent throughout most of Alcott’s novel and Brooks has … Continue reading

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Between Two Worlds

News of the World by Paulette Jiles is a National Book Award Finalist and there is no doubt in my mind why this book is on the list. It is a simply told, powerful story which captures little known or … Continue reading

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Down South in Dixie

I became aware of novel┬áThe March by E.L. Doctorow early last week while listening to WFMT radio in Chicago. The book has been adapted to a play (http://blogs.wfmt.com/impromptu/), and the cast and director were on the radio. ┬áHaving read Ragtime … Continue reading

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