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Liz_M
Pere Goriot | Honor de Balzac
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#7Days7Covers Day 2

@sisilia, you may be the only person not playing yet. 7 days, 7 covers you love, no explanation. Try to tag someone new each day.

sisilia 😆 Ok 👍🏻 Thanks, Liz! 1w
BarbaraBB What a weird cover! It doesn‘t seem to have anything in common with the story itself?! 7d
BarbaraBB @sisilia Looking forward to some #nyrb covers 😉 7d
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sisilia
On Reading | Andr Kertsz
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Books read by publication year 😍 Thanks to #nyrb I have more diverse reading experience now

CarolynM That's an interesting graph. I wonder what mine would look like? I wouldn't be able to do it, I'd never be able to remember when I read what. 7d
sisilia I got this from Goodreads. They are pretty good with stats 👍🏻 @CarolynM 7d
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ValerieAndBooks
Second Reading II | West Chester, PA (Bookstore)
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Oh no 🙈! Dropped off some books today at the used bookstore and discovered all history and biographies are 50% off in September. My kryptonite. I‘ll have to try to stay away all month. But used bookstores don‘t often have women‘s history so maybe if I tell myself that‘s only what I‘ll buy if I weaken and go back?!

Pleased to find Jefferson and Monticello, as we just visited there!

The #nyrb fiction (top) was at their regular price ($4) 😊.

LeahBergen What a great haul. 👍🏻 2w
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vivastory
The Other | Thomas Tryon
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After checking the votes numerous times, I can safely say that Tryon's book is the #NYRBBookClub selection for October. Thanks to @LeahBergen for varied & fascinating nominations. I believe this is the second month so far where the winning book has only had one more vote. In the future, if we end up with a tie for first, then the person who nominated the book will vote as tie-breaker. Thanks to everyone for another successful round of voting!

sprainedbrain Yay for a creepy book for October! 🖤 3w
vivastory @sprainedbrain It's a good one! 3w
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sisilia I‘m so excited! 3w
vivastory @sisilia I think you'll really like it! 3w
merelybookish Can we add another person to the club? (Not to choose books but to read.) 3w
vivastory @merelybookish Yeah. Anyone can join in with the discussions, they just can't vote. 3w
Leftcoastzen Yay!I remember that old paperback cover! 3w
BarbaraBB Thanks @LeahBergen for the fab picks. I already ordered the Hamilton too 😀 3w
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB It sounds good, doesn‘t it? 😄 3w
LeahBergen @vivastory I last checked the totals this morning and then I was out all day. 😆😆 It was a close one! I wasn‘t sure if we were to vote on our own picks or not? 🤔 3w
BarbaraBB @LeahBergen I don‘t think so. Did you? 3w
LeahBergen @BarbaraBB I didn‘t (but then I wondered if we should in the event of a tie 🤷🏻‍♀️). 3w
BarbaraBB That‘s smart! It would be a perfect solution in that case, don‘t you think Scott? 3w
sisilia I ordered all three books @LeahBergen @vivastory @BarbaraBB 🙈 3w
Liz_M Yay! 3w
Billypar Is it too late to join NYRB bookclub? I've been having such reading envy of your picks and the discussions that follow. Thanks in advance! 🤞🤞 @mklong 3w
vivastory @Billypar It's open to anyone who wants to read along & join in the discussion. But the selection & voting is for the current members. I will open it back up for new members once we go through the current round. 2w
vivastory @BarbaraBB @LeahBergen The person who nominated the books doesn't vote, but if there's a tie then they can vote. 2w
Billypar Great, thanks! Looking forward to it ☺️ 2w
LeahBergen @vivastory Ahh, yes. I thought so! 👍🏻 2w
LeahBergen @sisilia You did? 😆😆👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2w
emilyhaldi Very excited about this one 🤗 I already own it but I placed a new #NYRB order anyways to nab the Hamilton as well 😅 @LeahBergen (edited) 2w
rubyslippersreads I know I read this years ago, and I vaguely remember a movie. But like @emilyhaldi I got the Hamilton too. 😊 2w
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sisilia
The Outward Room | Millen Brand
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Pickpick

4⭐️ Escaped from a mental hospital, hopped on a train/walked/hitched a ride to NYC. How‘s that for an adventure? And that‘s only the start of this book. I‘m not a big fan of the writing style, but I love this tender story about self-proclaimed-insane Harriet paving her way to healing and self-acceptance 💞

#nyrb #nyrbclassics

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sisilia
Black Wings Has My Angel | Elliott Chaze
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Pickpick

4⭐️ This novel is deliciously wicked! Sleek and smooth, like a glass of Hibiki 21 🥃 I used to read a lot of crime fictions; most are thrilling and gruesome, but none has the same quality as this old crime noir. The writing is wonderful, and the humor definitely helps the overall tone of the book.

Thank you for the pick, @mklong @vivastory Now I‘m going to check the discussion posts 😆 #nyrbbookclub #nyrb #nyrbclassics

Cathythoughts Great review 👍🏻 3w
charl08 Sounds fascinating! 3w
batsy Wonderful review! Deliciously wicked sums it up 🖤 3w
erzascarletbookgasm Nice! I notice your pencil matches the title 😉👍 3w
sisilia @erzascarletbookgasm Oooohhhh now I notice it hahaha... that‘s such a nice match 3w
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sisilia
On Reading | Andr Kertsz
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Guess who just reposted my Instagram post, guys! 😍 #nyrbbookclub #nyrb #nyrbclassics

LauraBeth 🙌🙌 3w
DrexEdit Sweet! 3w
saresmoore That‘s awesome! 3w
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Christine Cool! 3w
batsy Nice! 3w
AlaMich That‘s cool!! 3w
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Cinfhen
Eve's Hollywood | Eve Babitz
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#AyUpAugust when I think of #Star 🌟I think of Hollywood 🤩Below are 3 new titles I picked up this summer❣️❣️❣️The two books by Eve Babitz are #NYRB and gifted to me by my kids , who bought them while out in LA 🌴😎

Cathythoughts Hollywood ✨✨✨✨✨👏🏻 3w
vivastory Can't go wrong with NYRB! 3w
Cinfhen I ain‘t raising no dummies @vivastory 😉They know!! Heads up @Cathythoughts #Hollywood may or may not be a future prompt for #Booked2020 🤫 3w
squirrelbrain You‘ve raised them well! 😁👍 3w
Cinfhen Ha! Thanks @squirrelbrain #ProudMaMa ♥️ 3w
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sisilia
The Fountain Overflows | Rebecca West
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NYRB Classics Reading Society Aug meet-up: The Fountain Overflows

We have 3 people for today‘s discussion. May and Peter both loved the book, and gave it 4⭐️ Quoting Peter, “it‘s Little Women in much better writing.” 😄
#NYRB #NYRBClassics

Lindy Stacked, thanks to Peter‘s description. 4w
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Rachel_nyc
Black Wings Has My Angel | Elliott Chaze
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This is another one that never would have been on my radar without the #nyrbbookclub and I really enjoyed it. Lots of intrigue and the writing made me feel like I was right there along for the crazy ride. Looking forward to the discussion. #nyrb I‘m not sure if the image shown was original or if it was released as One for the Money subsequently but seems pretty racy for the time!

Cathythoughts I keep thinking I need to get reading this one ... 1mo
Rachel_nyc @Cathythoughts You definitely do! It‘s a quick read too. 1mo
LeahBergen I thought I was following you already? 🤔 Weird! I‘ve now “re-followed”. 1mo
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Rachel_nyc @LeahBergen ha ha that is strange but glad you re-followed! 🤣 1mo
BarbaraBB @Cathythoughts you must! You enjoy all NYRB‘s don‘t you? 1mo
BarbaraBB Is this the same book with another title? 1mo
vivastory I'm glad you enjoyed this one. Looking forward to the discussion. 1mo
Rachel_nyc @vivastory Same. I‘m curious to hear what everyone thinks of both main characters. 1mo
Liz_M That is quite the cover! 😁 4w
sisilia Omg the scene of Virginia bathing in money!! 🤑😻 3w
Rachel_nyc @sisilia And this is exactly how I pictured it! 3w
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