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    August 13, 2006

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    patti abbott

    Woodrell book is the best I've read this year. Tender, tough, hearbreaking. The guy can't write a bad sentence.

    Justin

    I'm only on book #22!

    BTW, the Colson Whitehead is The Intuitionist not The Illusionist. A great first novel. I love his second, John Henry Days, even more. Looking forward to seeing what you make of it...

    Dan Wickett

    Thanks Justin, another emailed that and the change has been made. I've been told by many that I'll love JHD even more - and so, look forward to it. Who knows what I'll call it when I review it though!

    Carolyn

    Everyone is ahead of me, too! Go on Dan, read Barchester Towers or something.

    Dan Wickett

    Hell, Mr. Champion is on book 89 and I don't even want to ask Lauren Baratz-Logsted what number she's on considering today's the 228th day of the year, I'm sure she's floating over 200 already. And I can't say the Amazon description of Barchester Towers looks all that exciting - "...nineteenth-century novel about clerical politics read by Flo Gibson in her nineteenth-century voice ..." though they do call it a joy. Maybe I'll slide it towards the bottom of that third TBR pile.

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