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    Quote Originally Posted by beckyliz View Post
    So, about half-way through I start thinking this sounds familiar. I read a paragraph that I distinctly remember reading in a book before. I tell myself that if it ends a certain way (it did), then, yes, I've read it before. I imagine it was about 35 years ago!
    A Circle of Firends was a very big book, yes, about 35 years ago.

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    Crow Planet

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    The past few weeks:

    A Journal of the Plague Year, Dafoe
    The Last Man, Shelley
    The Masque Of The Red Death, Poe
    Death In Venice, Mann
    The Scarlet Plague, London
    The Plague, Camus
    Blindness, Saramago

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    Quote Originally Posted by bae View Post
    The past few weeks:

    A Journal of the Plague Year, Dafoe
    The Last Man, Shelley
    The Masque Of The Red Death, Poe
    Death In Venice, Mann
    The Scarlet Plague, London
    The Plague, Camus
    Blindness, Saramago
    Geez.. aren't you ready for a little Agatha Christie or Bridget Jones or a vintage MAD magazine?
    "Do any human beings ever realize life while they live it--every, every minute?" Emily Webb, Our Town
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    Quote Originally Posted by catherine View Post
    Geez.. aren't you ready for a little Agatha Christie or Bridget Jones or a vintage MAD magazine?
    I’m taking a virtual class on “Literature of Pandemics”, this isn’t my normal cheery cheesy sci if/space opera selection :-)

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    Born Both, Hida Viloria. An intersex memoir.

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    I am very impatient with ebooks and ditched the nonfiction and am now trying Breakfast with Buddha. My library has no plan to do curbside pickup although they could. ( Bookstores are.) I think they have gotten used to having the building to themselves with no pesky patrons and homeless people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JaneV2.0 View Post
    Born Both, Hida Viloria. An intersex memoir.
    I liked that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bae View Post
    I liked that one.
    It seems to be mostly "I'm too sexy for my shirt," but the introspective parts are interesting.

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    Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

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