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  • Gave Up

    Two Books I Give Up On

    I’m not one for giving up on books. For many reasons, but mainly, a book is someone else’s project. Someone had an idea and worked hard on it: wrote it, got an agent, got a publisher, finally got it published. And then the book finds its way to you as a reader. But these two, I just couldn’t bear to turn another page. A little voice inside me cried every time I sat to read them telling me there is a pile of books with which I’d rather spend my time with: 1. The Pleasures of Men by Kate Williams. Everything in this book made it sound like a perfect…