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RM Book Lounge – “The Angel Esmeralda” by Don DeLillo

Short stories are not reserved for a child’s bedtime story.  The Angel Esmeralda, Don Delillo’s collection of short stories, certainly pack a punch and are not for the faint of heart.  But perhaps their length is what makes them the … read more

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RM Book Lounge – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

I’m not quite finished reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks but I can tell you that I was hooked within the first 20 pages.  This true story explores the legacy of a woman whose tumor cells, taken without her … read more

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RM Book Lounge – House of the Hunted by Mark Mills

There are some books that take me weeks to get through, and then there are others that I can’t put down.  House of the Hunted falls into the latter category.  Set in France after WWI, it is a novel that … read more

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RM Book Lounge – Arcadia by Lauren Groff

Looking back on our past – especially our childhood, it’s very easy for the bad parts to slip away, leaving only idyllic memories.  In Lauren Groff’s novel Arcadia, this seems to be how memory serves “Bit,” a boy raised in … read more

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