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Surf and Turf

What's this literary novel about a woman falling in love with a sea creature? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Feb 6, 2014 - 6 answers

What's this humorous SF mystery?

What's this humorous SF mystery? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Dec 2, 2012 - 3 answers

Please recommend books about people trapped together

I was relieved to hear that they found the Chilean miners alive, and amazed that they will be trapped for four months until rescue. It also reminded me that I like reading books about people who are isolated somewhere for a long time. (I hope this doesn't sound morbid.) I'm not so much interested in tragedy and death; I'm more interested in the psychology and group dynamics of people who are forced to live closely together. Space station? Submarine? Post-apocalyptic abandoned museum? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Aug 23, 2010 - 51 answers

Page-turners of yesteryear

Recommend me page-turners from before 1990! [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Jun 13, 2010 - 51 answers

Women writers like Neal Stephenson, are there any?

Women writers like Neal Stephenson, are there any? [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Oct 5, 2008 - 18 answers

What book can't you put down?

I'm looking for a really good story--I feel like I'm drowning in books but there's nothing I really want to read. I'm tired of all these 'literary' novels where nothing really happens, or the big best-sellers that are all action and no substance. I don't really care what genre, fiction, nonfiction, anything is fine as long as it really sucks you in. [more inside]
posted by exceptinsects on Aug 7, 2005 - 82 answers

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