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The "Silk" Series

In: Book review, Feminism, LIBRARY, Writing

by Mary Jo Putney 20 July 2006 book review by Collie Collier Credits: For my kind-hearted and thoughtful recommender, who I hope will both find this review interesting; and understand that while I didn't care for the books, I was quite touched at her efforts to help me. Also for Lou, who helped me remember […]

Memoirs of A Geisha

In: Feminism, LIBRARY, Minorities

by Arthur Golden 1 July 2006 book review by Collie Collier Credits: For Casey, who always encourages me to think. Also, I so want the beautiful soundtrack! ;) Synopsis The fictional story of Sayuri, the most celebrated geisha of her time, and how she came to that position. The story's emphasis is more on the […]

A Million Little Pieces

In: Ethics questions, LIBRARY

by James Frey 15 June 2006 book review by Collie Collier Credits: For my book club, without whom I would not have read this peculiarly fascinating book. Note: there are quotes from the book in this review, which contain foul language. Please consider yourself warned. This is the gripping story of Frey's painful but ultimately […]

Angels & Demons

In: Ethics questions, LIBRARY, Religion

by Dan Brown 1 June 2006 book review by Collie Collier Credits: For Greg, because he gave me my first ever specifically-requested book review. Woohoo, I feel so official! He even sent me the book — what a sweetie! ;) There is detailed plot information in this review. Please do not read if you don't […]

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