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Since we last discussed books back in February, I really have been reading even though I haven’t told you about it.
What have I finished recently?
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The Pharos Gate by Nick Bantock (the very last in the simply stunning Griffin and Sabine series)
Valletta78 by Erin Fitzgerald (Yikes!).
I am sure there have been others, but my feeble brain is blanking.
What am I currently reading, you ask?
I am getting ready to finish a few. Specifically:
Written on the Body by Jeanette Winterson, who, by the way, was a finalist over at Literary Hub's Tournament of Literary Sex Writing. Yes!
Felicity by Mary Oliver. This is my third collection by her, and I have loved each and every one.
Innocents and Others by Dana Spiotta. Here is the description from Goodreads.
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith. I am listening to this book, and it is fascinating. Remember the movie? Yeah, ME TOO!!!
What will I read next?
I am heading out of town at the end of this week. I plan to bring two short story collections and one novel. I seem to do better with novels in airports and on planes. Short stories work better, for me, poolside. They are:
What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (short stories with a key, actual or symbolic, at the center)
The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra (short stories)
The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney (novel about a dysfunctional family fighting over inheritance (isn’t that the way it seems to go?)).
What are you reading these days?