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10. Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides (Loaned to me by a silly white boy, and an excellent read! Takes place in and around Detroit, telling the story of three generations of a family of Greeks who immigrate to the US. It also explores gender concepts -- it doesn't waste any time, as the very first line dives right into the meat of the story. "I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day... and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey Michigan...." Recommended.)

9. American Gods, by Neil Gaimon (For awhile he had set up a site where his fans could come read this whole novel on the internet, for free. So I did, because I wanted to reread it. It's an entertaining book. When a culture travels to the new world, they bring their gods with them. What happens to the gods when people stop believing in them? Also coin tricks and pasties.)

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susmadel From: susmadel Date: April 4th, 2008 07:15 am (UTC) (Link)
Middlesex is one of my all time favs.
crwilley From: crwilley Date: April 4th, 2008 12:28 pm (UTC) (Link)
...and American Gods is one of mine. Have you read Anansi Boys?
renniekins From: renniekins Date: April 4th, 2008 01:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yes, I read that last month, which is what inspired me to reread American Gods! Both good.
geekjul From: geekjul Date: April 4th, 2008 02:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
I read American Gods a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. Have you read other Neil Gaiman books? My husband is a big fan, we have everything he's published, I think.
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