Monthly Archives: January 2016

“The Japanese Lover” by Isabel Allende

Ever since I read her 1982 debut novel “The House of Spirits” I have been a fan of Isabel Allende.  She is fascinating:  born in Peru and raised in Chile she didn’t start writing until she was 40 years old … Continue reading

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“Inside the O’Briens” by Lisa Genova

I recently finished Lisa’s Genova’s fourth novel “Inside the O’Briens” which is about Huntington’s Disease (HD) and I was reminded of how much I like and admire her work.  Recall her first book, “Still Alice” which was about a young … Continue reading

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