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August 30, 2010

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Shiju Ben Howard

Barry -

Thanks for this suggestion. My own among recently published novels would be Richard Russo's THAT OLD CAPE MAGIC,which is at once melancholy and affirmative, ironic and inspiriting.

Ben

bob

The book is on my Kindle.
That Old Cape Magic was excellent.
Try:
Zen and Now ( a retracing of the route in Zen and Motorcycle Maintenance)
A Visit From The Goon Squad

Sam Perry

Saw the cartoon first thing this morning. What a great way to start the day!

Barry Briggs

Thanks, everyone.

OK! Now That Old Cape Magic is definitely on my reading list. And, Bob, thanks for the other reco's - I'll put them on the list also.

Sam, that "great way" will only last five seconds! :-)

Barry

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