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Almost No Memory
Lydia Davis
Selected Poems
Philippe Jaccottet
The Tiger's Wife
Téa Obreht
Charles Dickens (Penguin Lives)
Jane Smiley
The Mansion of Happiness
Robin Ekiss
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Erik Satie
The Old Child and Other Stories - Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky This is a fable, and the story is rather like 'Benjamin Button,' but in reverse, and way more reflective. The plot is scant. It was well written, but I found it occasionally repetitive, and I thought the writer would have done as well by lopping off 25-30 pages. I enjoyed Erpenbeck's [b:Visitation|8638226|Visitation|Jenny Erpenbeck|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1348829216s/8638226.jpg|10864336] more.