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For the Simple Love of Reading

An eclectic list from the catawampus bookshelves of a fifty-something reader (and former English major)
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Winters Tale
Winters Tale
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Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero (Charles Sprawson)
Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero (Charles Sprawson)
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Phantom Tollbooth
Phantom Tollbooth
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The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
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Where the Sidewalk Ends (Shel Silverstein)
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Shel Silverstein)
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Parnassus on Wheels (Christopher Morley)
Parnassus on Wheels (Christopher Morley)
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The Mouse and His Child (Russell Hoban)
The Mouse and His Child (Russell Hoban)
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Island of the Blue Dolphins
Island of the Blue Dolphins
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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Henderson the Rain King
Henderson the Rain King
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Blood Wedding (Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca)
Blood Wedding (Federico García Lorca)
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Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense (Edward Lear)
Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense (Edward Lear)
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Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
Life of Pi (Yann Martel)
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Up a Road Slowly (Irene Hunt)
Up a Road Slowly (Irene Hunt)
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House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
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City (Clifford D. Simak)
City (Clifford D. Simak)
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Flatland
Flatland
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Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
Solaris (Stanislaw Lem)
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Childhood's End (Arthur C. Clarke)
Childhood's End (Arthur C. Clarke)
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Babette'S Feast, Isak Dinesen
Babette'S Feast, Isak Dinesen
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Master Harold...And the Boys
Master Harold...And the Boys
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Something Happened
Something Happened
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Enchiridion (Epictetus)
Enchiridion (Epictetus)
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The Soul of an Octopus (Sy Montgomery)
The Soul of an Octopus (Sy Montgomery)
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The Last Temptation of Christ
The Last Temptation of Christ
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The Stand
The Stand
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
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Lolita
Lolita
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Semiosis (Sue Burke)
Semiosis (Sue Burke)
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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine (Lindsey Fitzharris)
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine (Lindsey Fitzharris)
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Animalia
Animalia
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The Confessions of Young Nero (Margaret George)
The Confessions of Young Nero (Margaret George)
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Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison)
Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison)
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Under the Wide and Starry Sky (Nancy Horan)
Under the Wide and Starry Sky (Nancy Horan)
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He She and It (Marge Piercy)
He She and It (Marge Piercy)
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Manuscript Found in Accra (Paulo Coelho)
Manuscript Found in Accra (Paulo Coelho)
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Jurgen, a Comedy of Justice
Jurgen, a Comedy of Justice
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The Stories of John Cheever (John Cheever)
The Stories of John Cheever (John Cheever)
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Kristin Lavransdatter (Sigrid Undset)
Kristin Lavransdatter (Sigrid Undset)
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Roadside Picnic (Boris and Arkady Sturgatsky)
Roadside Picnic (Boris and Arkady Sturgatsky)
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