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Elizabeth and Mordor

I grew up 10 miles from Elizabeth and drove through it many times in the 60s. It was a very ugly place. I read Lord of the Rings aloud to my sons, and pictured Mordor as a horrible ugly place. … Continue reading

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March Selection: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

At our March 5, 2013 meeting we will discuss Jim Robbins’ selection: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2007), a best-selling novel written by Dominican author Junot Díaz.

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