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Book Review 96: A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami

I read my first Murakami novel, Dance Dance Dance, earlier this year.  I learned from that book why Murakami has become an international favorite for many literary fiction readers.  I decided I wanted to read another Murakami novel before the year ended.  I chose A Wild Sheep Chase, the precursor to the aforementioned Dance Dance… Continue Reading

Book Review 88: Independence Day by Richard Ford

Does living through your “existence period” mean you are truly an independent human being? Richard Ford attempted to answer that question in Independence Day, the second novel in the critically acclaimed Frank Bascombe series. Last year, I reviewed The Sportswriter, the first novel in this series, and came away with the impression of Frank Bascombe… Continue Reading