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Unread 04-30-2007, 04:30 PM   #143
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I've been able to do a lot of reading over the last two weeks. This weekend I read The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, which was pretty good, and definitely different. Then I read Negotiating with the Dead: a Writer on Writing, by Margaret Atwood.

Now I'm reading Anil's Ghost, by Michael Ondaatje. I'm only on page 30, but so far it's soooo good. It's about a Sri Lankan ex-pat who returns to Sri Lanka as a forensic anthropologist investigating political murders during their civil war.
~ Children nowadays are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food and tyrannize their teachers ~
(attributed to Socrates 470-399 BC)

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