Category Archives: New Book

New Book (Cover): A Collection of Essays, by George Orwell

I bought this sucker for the essay “Politics and the English Language,” but I look forward to reading Orwell’s other essays too.

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New Book (Cover): The Prague Cemetery, by Umberto Eco

And here’s another novel for reading group. I’m excited to read this one. I’ve only read Eco’s theory (of the superman), so I’m curious about his prose.

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New Book (Cover): The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Euginides

Here’s another one for reading grop. I’ve heard that this book is a good, fast read.

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New Book (Cover): Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munro

Here’s another one for reading group. I’ve never heard of Alice Munro (nor have I done any research on her). So this ought to be a plunge.

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New Book (Cover): Blue Nights, By Joan Didion

Here’s another one for reading group. I heard Stephen Greenblatt’s NPR interview with Didion, and I get the impression this book’s going to be a solemn one.

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