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*** NOVEL: Dept. of Speculation AUTHOR: Jenny Offill YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2014 *** This book isn’t a narrative, like most traditional novels.  It’s bits and pieces, fragments of writing, some only a sentence long, others several pages.  It’s arresting, right away, and starts to coalesce into a story, one that jumps around in time and switches from … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Dept. of Speculation – A Book Review

*** BOOK: Decorating a Room of One’s Own AUTHOR: Susan Harlan YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 2018 *** The subtitle of this book,”Conversations on Interior Design with Miss Havisham, Jane Eyre, Victor Frankenstein, Elizabeth Bennet, Ishmael, and Other Literary Notables,” says it all.  Either you will find this a delightful literary romp, appreciate the nod to Virginia Woolf in the … Continue reading On Our Bookshelves – Decorating a Room of One’s Own