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Suggested One Read: Telex From Cuba

Works of historical fiction make great book club picks. Along with any themes the plot might offer up for discussion, the time period and historical context provide ample topics for examination. Our next One Read nomination is such a novel: … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Maid’s Version

All month we have been receiving your suggestions for our 2014 One Read title, and we’ll be highlighting some of these books here at oneread.org so you can see what other community members are reading and enjoying. All of these … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Cat’s Table

We received two nominations for “The Cat’s Table” by Michael Ondaatje. One nominator shared her writing group’s fondness for this “beautiful and poetic” novel: “Universally, they loved the book, language and fascinating storyline.” Ondaatje, author of the critically acclaimed “The … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: A Good American

Alex George may originally be from Great Britain, but Columbia now claims him as its own! We received multiple nominations for his novel, “A Good American,” in which Frederick and Jette Meisenheimer leave Germany and set sail for America at … Continue reading

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