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Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

This is a coming-of-age story, a love story, and a retelling of the Iliad all rolled into one masterfully told epic. Miller at once succeeds in adding depth and substance to Achilles and Patroclus and also preserving the dramatic feel of the … Continue reading

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Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

This book is one of those novels that makes you want to keep a notebook near you, so you can write down all the terribly witty and wonderful things people say (maybe in hopes of using them yourself someday and … Continue reading

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Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy

This book follows two stories, one fiction and one science fiction/utopian fiction. It’s a very interesting blend of these two genres, as well as others like feminist fiction. This book carries so many themes but weaves them all delicately and … Continue reading

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