Tag Archives: NYC

Shackles

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt is a superb novel.  I am so grateful to have been able to devote 32 hours to listen to it on compact disc.  The audio version is amazing! This incredible, thought-provoking story is about a … Continue reading

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Magic

The Golem and the Jinni is Helene Wecker’s first novel and what a story it is!  The book itself is unique and beautiful with black-edged pages providing a hint of something out of the ordinary awaiting inside. This is the … Continue reading

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Kickin’ It in NYC

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side is a gut wrenching memoir written by Rayya Elias, a former drug addict.  Born in Syria, a young Elias migrated to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Wall Street

The Darlings is Cristina Alger’s first novel. As you can probably tell by the title of this post, the book is about a well-to-do family living in NYC.  The story takes place in 2008 during the height of the financial … Continue reading

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Amazing

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann is a fabulous book! I am amazed it was not chosen for any literary awards.  In my opinion, it should have been given a well deserved prize.  The story is so good … Continue reading

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