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Subject: Outlander article
Date Posted: 1/1/2010 8:11 PM ET
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This is pretty interesting. It's an article about "Outlander" written by a man who read and enjoyed the books.

http://www.salon.com/books/feature/1999/08/12/outlander/index.html

Date Posted: 1/1/2010 9:42 PM ET
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Valli,  What a great article, thanks for sharing!!

Bonnie (LoveNE) - ,
Date Posted: 1/1/2010 10:05 PM ET
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Very interesting...critics avenged! Gabaldon rules and naysayers drool!  Thanks!

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 10:37 AM ET
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LOL, Bonnie!!! I thought it was a great article, especially because it was written by a guy! I really wouldn't have thought that a guy would be interested in these books.

Before reading this article, would you have believed a man could like "Outlander"?

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 11:23 AM ET
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I've heard that a few men have--mostlly historical fiction readers who heard of them on historical fiction boards and lists, from female historical fiction readers. 

Date Posted: 1/2/2010 11:29 AM ET
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Valli,  Bonnie and I started talking over this same subject, that's how we became friends.  In that discussion there was a member a "guy" that had given in and read the books, and loved them.  He related that his Uncle in Scotland had introduced him to the books.  I might add that on a road trip in October my own husband listened to Outlander and liked it very much.  This from a man who reads only guitar magazines and equipment manuals.

Oh and I just remembered the "guy" was trying to get his girlfriend to read them.

rpc
Date Posted: 1/5/2010 12:20 AM ET
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What a great article!  Thanks for sharing this. :)

Date Posted: 1/5/2010 9:22 AM ET
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Thanks for posting this!

Date Posted: 1/5/2010 1:07 PM ET
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Thanks Valli.  I really enjoyed that.