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Beautiful Inez is Sad and Sexy

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Bart Schneider's Beautiful Inez in three words: haunting, sad, and erotic.

Set in 1960s San Francisco, Beautiful Inez is a languidly-paced novel about the titular Inez Roseman, a talented firs...
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Dr. Verghese of Cutting For Stone Has a Secret Office

Dr. Verghese of Cutting For Stone Has a Secret Office | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I've already posted several articles about Abraham Verghese and his novel, Cutting For Stone. And I'm not the only one who can't stop talking about Dr. Verghese and his brilliant book. It's been on...
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Flavorwire » 10 Contemporary South Asian Writers You Should Know

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A Must-Read Piece About Steve Jobs

A sociologist uses Max Weber's theory of charismatic leadership to explain consumers' relationship to Steve Jobs.
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Tinkers By Paul Harding

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Paul Harding's Tinkers is similar to Marilynne Robinson's Gilead in two major ways. First, both novels won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction -- Tinkers in 2010 and Gilead in 2005. Second, both novels ...
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Favorite Quotes From Cutting For Stone

Favorite Quotes From Cutting For Stone | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese is a masterpiece. Below are a few of my favorite passages from the book. Unless otherwise noted, all quotes are in narrator Marion Stone's voice. For some insi...
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Favorite Quotes From the Great Gatsby

Favorite Quotes From the Great Gatsby | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I'm not a fan of reading classic books just because they're in the classical category. That said, thanks to college reading requirements, I have read some great classics and F. Scott Fitzgerald's T...
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Romance Novels, Hairless Chests, And 'Everything I Know About Love' : NPR

Romance Novels, Hairless Chests, And 'Everything I Know About Love' : NPR | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
A new book argues that whatever you already know about relationships, you can discern from romance novels. It may sound frivolous, but its author is an expert on the subject.
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You Want Intense? Read Endless Love

You Want Intense? Read Endless Love | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Endless Love by Scott Spencer grips you like a vise. It seduces you into forsaking everything important -- sleep, family, work, friends -- until you've reached the final page.

It's a very intens...
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Banned Books Week 2011: Surprising List of Controversial Reads

Banned Books Week 2011: Surprising List of Controversial Reads | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Frequently challenged books list includes popular titles.
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The Hunger Games is Fast-Paced Sci-Fi

The Hunger Games is Fast-Paced Sci-Fi | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
If a certain book, like The Hunger Games, is getting a lot of buzz, I am often compelled to check it out. I'm like a sheep that way. :) Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games is a fast-paced science-f...
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Flavorwire » 10 Best-Selling Books That Were Originally Rejected

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Shadow of the Wind Is Breathtaking

Shadow of the Wind Is Breathtaking | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
 

Dark, gothic Barcelona. A cemetery -- for books. Disfigured villians. Ingenue. First love. Magic.

You will find all that and so much more in Carlos Ruiz Zafón's Shadow of the Wind....
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Wanted: A Full Time Job As Book Reader

Wanted: A Full Time Job As Book Reader | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I wish there was such a thing as a well-paid professional book reader. I'd be really good at it.
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Abraham Verghese’s TED Talk

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One important theme in Abraham Verghese's brilliant novel, Cutting For Stone, is the healing effect of the human touch. In the TED video ab...
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Author/Professor/Doctor Abraham Verghese on Cutting For Stone

Author/Professor/Doctor Abraham Verghese on Cutting For Stone | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
I read Abraham Verghese's Cutting For Stone on the recommendation of my good friend, Marni. Coincidentally, the Stanford Book Salon -- an online book club for alums -- happened to be reading the ...
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Flavorwire » 10 Novels That Take Place in a Single Day

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The Artist as a Young Child

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That's Flannery O'Connor pictured in the above photo. I absolutely adore the image because I can relate to that look of focus and concentration -- that "don't disturb me" look -- while in the throe...
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Holiday on Ice: Satire Sans Humor

Holiday on Ice: Satire Sans Humor | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Me Talk Pretty One Day put David Sedaris on the map as one of the funniest writers of our time. So even though Holidays on Ice is not nearly as enjoyable, I still admire Sedaris.

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10 Great Books That Have Been Banned (or Challenged) in the U.S.

10 Great Books That Have Been Banned (or Challenged) in the U.S. | Read Ye, Read Ye | Scoop.it
Happy Banned Books Week, Bookaholics! The last week of September is a time to celebrate the freedom to read. Celebrants all over the world rally to raise awareness about free speech, the power of l...
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