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A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter

‘The more clearly one sees this world, the more one is obliged to pretend it does not exist.’

A beautifully written book set in provincial France during the ’60s about a relationship between an American Yale dropout and a young French girl. Salter’s writing is short, sharp and illuminating with it’s descriptions. Unlike other older novels, this book isn’t flowery in it’s wording, which is refreshing.

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The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca Coleman

The Kingdom of Childhood by Rebecca ColemanBook club book #4:

The great thing about book club is reading books you probably wouldn’t normally select to read. The Kingdom of Childhood is one of those, but it makes for interesting discussion over the dinner table.

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