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Tuesday, June 25, 2002

Ulysses for Dummies

For those of us struggling through Ulysses, here�fs a quick timeline. Includes the masturbating Bloom & the urinators.




Thursday, June 20, 2002

Beth was aghast when she saw her 2001 book recommendations. She sent me this:


New titles for Beth's recommended books:

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Wolf

Shakespeare's Sonnets and all other writings.

The Kin of Ata Are Waiting For You by Dorothy Bryant

Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure by John Cleland

Desert Queen:The Extraordinary Life Of Gertrude Bell:Adventurer,
Advisor to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia by Janet Wallach





Thursday, June 06, 2002

Read these books in May:
Graham Hancock's The Beauty of Addis Ababa
Dervla Murphy's In Ethiopia with a Mule
Robert C. O�fBrien's Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little Town on the Prairie


As for The English Patient, I finally finished reading it. Sorry, Ravinder, about my previous comment, but I stand beside it. I am not too fond of it.



Thursday, June 06, 2002

Book recommendations from Ravinder

1. Thomas King: Green Grass Running Water

2. The English Patient

3. Rohinton Mistry



Book recommendations from Carol

1. Hesse: Demian

2. Hesse: Siddhartha

3. Borges: Labyrinth

4. Marcel Pagnol

5. Pablo Neruda

6. Suskin: The Perfume (read it)



Book recommendation from ManYin

1. Gertrude

2. Hilary Stewart: Totem Poles



Book recommendations from Karen

1. de Beauvoir: Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

2. de Beauvoir: The Prime of Life

3. Joyce: The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (read it)

4. Lemontov: A Hero of Our Time

5. Ivan Tourgenov: Fathers and Sons

6. Pushkin: Eugene Onegin (Penguin ed.)

7. The Magic Mountain

8. Stendhal: Red and Black

9. Luis Bu�uel: My Last Sigh

10. Chekov: Three Sisters (read it)

11. Chekov: Uncle Vanya

12. D.H. Lawrence: Women in Love

13. Sorrows of Young Werther

14. Emily Carr: Klee Wyck (read it)

15. House of the Spirits



Book recommendations from Beth

1. Jane Eyre (read it)

2. Mansfield Park

3. The Merchant of Venice


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