Tag Archives: 1980s

The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk

  My Review: I really enjoyed this short but dense book, The Red-Haired Woman written by Turkish Nobel Prize winning author Orhan Pamuk.  In the 1980s, a teenage, fatherless boy is an apprentice to Master Mahmut, a well digger.  They dig … Continue reading

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White Fur by Jardine Libaire

My Review: The more I think about this novel, the more I love White Fur.  It’s the 1980s and Elise, a school dropout and recently homeless young girl is living in New Haven with a friend she met on the … Continue reading

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The Address by Fiona Davis plus author interview!

    My Review: Last year, author Fiona Davis published her wonderful debut, The Dollhouse, rich in history about the Barbizon Hotel in NYC. Keeping with iconic Manhattan landmarks, her fabulous new release, The Address is set in alternating timelines; in … Continue reading

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NOW EVERYONE WILL KNOW by Maggie Kneip

  As stated in Goodreads: After a fairy-tale courtship in 1980s New York City, Maggie’s young marriage shatters when her “perfect” husband–a star editor at The Wall Street Journal–is diagnosed with and dies of AIDS, leaving her with two young … Continue reading

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Fiction You Shouldn’t Miss

Great new books are being published all the time and it is not easy to keep up.  Here are several of my favorite fictional novels from the recent past.  Have you read them all?     Small Great Things by Jodi … Continue reading

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