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Love is a baseball field: “Shoeless Joe”

?If you build it, he will come.? Besides ?Shoeless Joe,? there are few sports novels (actually, none that I can think of) that have such an iconic line. W.P. Kinsella connects with it on page one. ?Three years ago at dusk on a spring evening, when the sky was a robbin?s-egg blue and the wind…

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Slushpile Gets SPOOKY with Ghost Story

Four elderly gentlemen gather once a week to tell ghost stories by the fire in Peter Straub?s aptly-titled ?Ghost Story,? a tale as old-fashioned as its main characters and frightening enough to give its readers a sleepless night or two. [amazon_link asins=’110198919X,B004SS1MJI’ template=’ProductGrid’ store=’wristwatchrev-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’47534940-bdda-11e7-beab-8b9e4fe92b87′] Known as the Chowder Society, these well-to-do inhabitants of…

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