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blogTO Reads


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Because hey, we're a literate bunch with a wide variety of interests. Wanna know what we've been indulging in this month?

me:
Kate Fox - Watching the English
Ariel Levy - Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture
Francine Prose - A Changed Man
Elizabeth Hay - Garbo Laughs

Melissa:
Bret Easton Ellis - Lunar Park
Diana Gabaldon - Outlander
starting Anais Nin's Little Birds this week

Timothy:
Thomas Mann - The Beloved Returns
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich - A Midwife's Tale
Alain Doucet - La Litterature orale de la Baie Sainte Marie
Jane Jacobs - Dark Age Ahead
Roland Barthes - Mythologies
Northrop Frye - The Educated Imagination
Jonathan Hart - Northrop Frye: The Theoretical Imagination
Nicholas Boyle - Goethe: The Poet and the Age Vol 1
John Ralston Saul - The Collaspe of Globalism
Northrop Frye - The Bush Garden
Northrop Frye - Divisions on a ground
Greek Tragedy from Penguin Classics
Charles Taylor - The Malaise of Modernity

Stephen:
William Faulkner - The Unvanquished
Isaiah Berlin - The Sense of Reality
Michael Ignatieff - Isaiah Berlin
Gordon S. Wood - The Radicalism of the American Revolution
Robert Gross - The Minutemen and Their World
All are fantastic but the Faulkner (duh) and the Berlin bio by Ignatieff are truly mind blowing.

Kate:
Jon Paul Fiorentino - Asthmatica
Shila Heti - Ticknor
Tom Wolfe - I am Charlotte Simmons
Chuck Klosterman - Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs
Don Delillo - Mao II
David Eggers - A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

Tanja:
Dennis Denisoff - The Winter Gardeners

Camille:
Aaron Lansky - Outwitting History
Gregory Maguire - Wicked (for my book club)
Jonathon Coe - The Closed Circle
(Still haven't gotten around to that book review)

Dan:
Serena Sutcliffe - Wines of Burgundy
Susie I. Tucker - Enthusiasm: A Study in Semantic Change
Milan Kundera - Immortality
ed. Harold W Kuhn, Sylvia Nasar - The Essential John Nash

Ryan:
Kevin Chong - Baroque-a-nova

Lily:
Buddha Da by Anne Donovan

Christine:
Robert McKee's Story ... It's an inspiring book for the experienced screenwriter in you!

Jason:
Timothy Findley - The Wars
Davis Macfarlane - Summer Gone
Both great.

Luke:
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (working on vol. 2)
Alistair McClean - San Andreas
Harper's and Mad


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