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loren stephens

Love love Mark Salzman. Read all you mentioned. Will sign up. Just read Roger Rosenblatt's Boy Detective, a meditation, a memoir, and a walk through the Manhattan neighborhood of his childhood. Amazing and humbling. Happy Thanksgiving dear Barbara to you and your family. Loren Stephens

Nancy Minchella

Hi Barbara - I'm trying to get through the first few pages of Goldfinch and was ready to let it go but
maybe now I'll keep going. Thanks for the review. Happy Thanksgiving! Nancy

sarah corbett morgan

Ooh, thanks for the recommendations, especially Saltzman’s memoir. I’ve been put off by the length of _The Goldfinch_ (771 pages- Yikes! ). A friend who reviewed it recently on Goodreads said she began skimming. I’ll hold off for a bit. I’m still reading-- and loving-- Philipp Meyer’s _The Son_.

Barbara Abercrombie

Loren - And a belated Happy Thanksgiving back to you - Yes, Mark is fabulous - both as a writer and a person.

Nancy - Let me know what you think of it if you continue!

Sarah - Thanks for the recommendation -

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