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The Sense of an Ending

By Julian Barnes, A Well-Crafted, Elegant Novel on the Vagaries of Memory

Julian Barnes’ The Sense of an Ending opens with a list of memories and an almost ominous warning, “But what you end up remembering isn’t always the same as what you have witnessed.” It is a deceptively simple book — in that it’s not simple at all and to get it, you have to think …


A Long Way Down

By Nick Hornby, A Humorous Book Touching Upon Some Big Questions

Nick Hornby’s newest novel A Long Way Down, opens on New Year’s Eve at Topper’s House, a 15-story London apartment complex. With the sounds of partiers clinking champagne glasses below, four strangers sneak onto the rooftop to end their lives. With the premise set – four strangers just so happening to want to try jumping …