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Book review: Bill Gaston’s The World may be his best yet

The World by Bill Gaston With his latest novel, The World, Bill Gaston has proved once again to be a writer with two great strengths: compassion and technical virtuosity. The World lives up to its grandiose title, even though it … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sense of an Ending (with a personal reaction)

The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes In The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes has written with an understated courage about the tragedy of a man’s coming face to face with his own failings and self-deception near the … Continue reading

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Book review: Bill Gaston’s The Good Body

With The Good Body, his 2000 breakthrough novel, Bill Gaston proved two things: he is a writer of dazzling virtuosity, and a man with a huge heart. How else to explain the way he can get inside the minds of … Continue reading

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