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A-schaef’s #CBR4 Review #06: The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Buy this book. Read it. It’s short, it’s not tough to read, and it is absolutely god damn magnificent. I don’t think I’ve loved a book this much since the first time I read Never Let Me Go. It’s just … Continue reading

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A-Schaef’s #CBR4 Review #05: After Magritte by Tom Stoppard

I picked this up right after I typed my review for Juliet, Naked, partly because it was a very thin volume. 45 minutes later, I had finished it, but I am still a little bit confused as to what this … Continue reading

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A-Schaef’s #CBR4 Review #04: Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

I am a great fan of Nick Hornby. I once told a girlfriend that reading High Fidelity would give her all the secrets to the way I think. I really find myself in Hornby’s insecure, culturally-aware, reasonably pretentious protagonists. I … Continue reading

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A-schaef’s #CBR4 Review #03: The Princess Bride by William Goldman

I once developed a theory that I still hold as true: anybody who has not seen The Princess BrideĀ is probably a broken, empty shell of a human being, but they’re just not aware of that fact yet. That movie is … Continue reading

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A-Schaef’s #CBR4 Review #02: Summer and Smoke by Tennessee Williams

Another Tennessee Williams play, which I actually opened immediately after putting down Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. This play is shorter and simpler, about a very moral-centered, almost uptight southern woman named Alma and a doctor with far looser … Continue reading

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A-Schaef’s #CBR4 Review #01: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

Reviewing a classic like this is never easy. There is nothing that I can say that hasn’t been said, and there are people who know this play far better than I do, and their knowledge will bite my face off. … Continue reading

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Cannonball Read IV!

Hello! I’m going to try to not fail this year. It’s a lofty goal. I got a solid head start though, cause a family trip from two days ago to yesterday involved 18 hours in the car with people I … Continue reading

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