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One (mostly short) Sentence on Every Book I Read Last Year

Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) I would like to read these in French. The Girl on the Train: A Novel I read it in 36 hours. Pilgrim’s Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness … Continue reading

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Keep Sweep- The Many Glories of Rome and Other Things

I’ve been using Google Keep recently to track to-dos and URLs I want to revisit across devices. It works pretty well. Anyway, some of the things I’ve collected might be of interest to people other than just me, so I … Continue reading

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Catching up on 2012… Books

And… these are the books I read this year. As a note, I think I’ve read more books in the past three weeks than I did in the rest of the year. Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic … Continue reading

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Movies 2011 #3 The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest

I had high hopes that The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest, the film, would be better than The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest, the book. It wasn’t, really. My problem with the book is that it was way … Continue reading

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Books 2011 #1 V.

I’m never going to get tired of reading Thomas Pynchon’s books. Sure, they can be tough, but the payoff is always well worth any effort it takes to work your way through the incoherent bits of madness. Actually, V., an … Continue reading

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