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52 in 52, Week 1: John Scalzi’s Redshirts

In 52 in 52, Books on June 9, 2014 at 11:08 pm

Redshirts

As you might have read, my partner Alice and I are doing a “52 books in 52 weeks” challenge. I’m not sure I could have picked a more different opening book than Alice did. She went with Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children. Rather humbling in comparison to my initial offering. Read the rest of this entry »

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52 Books in 52 Weeks

In Books, Improbable Mutterings on May 30, 2014 at 9:26 am
Hopefully I will not need a time machine in order to complete my reading challenge.

Hopefully I will not need a time machine to complete my reading challenge.

*taps mic*

Hello? Testing?

Hi! Um. It’s been a while. Read the rest of this entry »

What is my “reading future”?

In Books on September 25, 2011 at 2:35 pm

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In the face of my girlfriend’s impressive and diverse reading list (to say nothing of her “100 books in a year” mission”), I’m having serious self-doubt about what I’ve been choosing to read over the past few years. I have a PhD in English Literature, so I know the value of reading “classics”…but the “life is too short to read old, boring bullshit” part of me grows stronger every year. Read the rest of this entry »