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Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon

What a romp.  Hitting right on the mark of growing up in Brooklyn in the early 1940s– and the dialogue getting comfortably under your skin . . .

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Book Review: Summer Crossing by Truman Capote

What? by Truman Capote?  What’s this?  I had thought I’d already read everything by Truman Capote. Yet, supposedly, this manuscript was found in an apartment where he once lived in New York–a book that he referred to sometimes as his … Continue reading

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Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

This book was recommended by a woman in London who enjoyed it with her book club.  I would like to have been at their discussion. A brief online preview made it sound interesting and I borrowed it from the library.  … Continue reading

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