6 Degrees of Separation

Covers: Madam, Will You Talk? Who in Hell Is Wanda Fuca? At Home in Mitford, Long Bright River, The Better Liar, Penmarric, The House on the Strand

6 Degrees of Separation: Life Replete with Questions and Drama

This month is a wild card: We are to start with the book we’ve ended a previous chain with, and continue from there.  I’ve decided to start with the final book from a 6 Degrees of Separation post I did over the summer: Madam, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart. 1. Another novel with a …

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covers: Turn of the Screw, The Sun Down Motel, The Lovely Bones, Lady in the Lake, The Better Liar, The Other People, Rebecca

6 Degrees of Separation: Ghosts!

This month we start with The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, an appropriate choice for the Halloween season because it features ghosts. Or does it?  The most salient feature of James’s novella is its ambiguity. Are the ghosts the governess sees real, or are they the product of some psychological projection such as …

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6 Degrees covers: Rodham, The Red Tent, Circe, The Silence of the Girls, Galileo's Daughter, Loving Frank, Ahab's Wife

6 Degrees of Separation: Women’s Voices

This month we begin with Curtis Sittenfeld’s latest novel, Rodham, published May 19, 2000. According to Goodreads, Sittenfeld’s novel examines this question: “What if Hillary Rodham hadn’t married Bill Clinton?” I have not read this book and am not likely to, because Hillary Rodham Clinton is still alive and well, and more than capable of …

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6 Degrees of Separation: Books I Didn’t Like But More That I Did

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books. This month we begin with What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt, a novel I haven’t read. 1. The only …

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book covers: Normal People, The Song of Achilles, The Sense of an Ending, Days Without End, The Luminaries, Lincoln in the Bardo, A God in Ruins

6 Degrees of Separation on My TBR Shelves

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books. This month we begin with Sally Rooney’s best seller (and now a TV series), Normal People. I’ve had this …

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6 Degrees of Separation: All Roads Lead to . . .

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books This month, in keeping with the theme of the current pandemic, the starting point is The Road by Cormac …

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6 Degrees of Separation

6 Degrees of Separation: From “Wolfe Island” to “Me”

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books. This month we begin with Lucy Treloar’s Wolfe Island. According to Amazon, this novel is not available in the …

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6 Degrees of Separation: What Goes Around Comes Around

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books. This month we begin with a book that topped the critics ‘best of 2019’ lists, Fleishman Is in …

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6 Degrees of Separation

6 Degrees of Separation

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books. This month we begin with the 2019 best-seller Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, the story …

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6 Degrees of Separation: 1 Woman and 6 Others

It’s time for another adventure in Kate’s 6 Degrees of Separation Meme from her blog, Books Are My Favourite and Best. We are given a book to start with, and from there we free associate six books. This month we begin with a classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. 1. Another book with the …

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