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Bookworm: Quirky Singletons

[flickr]photo:6606477865[/flickr]The selection of highly recommended stand-alone novels and non-research non-fiction that made me go “wow” this year boils down to a measly six books. I blame the people in the previous post for being so awesome, which is most certainly not to say that these fellows below are not. Although diversity is now mindlessly accepted […]

Bookworm: Grand Series

[flickr]photo:6601422977[/flickr] This is them. The motherfuckers who made me feel like I’ve only read a handful of books this year, despite their collective page count of roughly 5000. No matter how many different tomes you read from a single dude or gal, once you’ve spent two months with their work, it all feels like one […]

Bookworm: Midlist to Bottom

[flickr]photo:6593357233[/flickr] My awesome fucking car and lack of proper job are making me stupid. I remember a time when a book per week was the minimum.  Time for reading was distributed across three distinct slots: before sleep,  on the shitter and in public transport on the way to and from work, with the latter being […]

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    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    From Eternity to Here: The Quest for the Ultimate Theory of Time
    Pilgermann
    The Ophiuchi Hotline
    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    Green Eyes
    Crackpot Palace: Stories
    Acceptance
    Echopraxia
    Jagannath
    The Fractal Prince
    The Fecund's Melancholy Daughter


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