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The Last Picture Show (Mass Market)
Larry McMurtry
Dracula
Bram Stoker, Ruben Toledo
Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius
Ray Monk
The Portrait of a Lady
Henry James, Patricia Crick
Maigret et le marchand de vin
Georges Simenon
Le Rouge et le Noir
Stendhal
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love - Raymond Carver I didn't like this collection at first. My first impressions were that it was overly clever in its attempt to be so spare. But it grew on me as I kept reading and I started to get a feeling that I understood what he was trying to get at. I liked it well enough that I plunged into Cathedral right away, but my impression is that I might like Cathedral better as the writing seems a little more fleshed out. I am also curious to see the text of "What we talk..." before the Lish editing that is supposed to be so dramatic. I definitely see myself coming back to this collection and trying it again.