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Bookworm 2015: Serial Reader

There is something to be said about reliability. Every year, when summer rolls in, I need to know that I will have good stuff to crackle on the beach. Not too serious, no Gulag Archipelago or Finnegans Wake, but also not too light, no Remo: The Destroyer or Holy Bible. Something familiar, like a well-worn pair of […]

Bookworm 2013: Continuations

There were quite a few series I’ve continued this year, either because I decided to set aside the time and get invested into thousands of pages of a world, such as Joe Abercrombie’s First Law series, or simply because the latest sequels or parts of x-ologies happed to come out this year. The ones listed below are […]

Bookworm 2013: The Whole Nine Fingers

Last year I read Joe Abercrombie’s Heroes, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Only later did I realize it was part of a larger universe, and the fifth in a line of books. Though a standalone title, much of the back story and some of the characters and their actions become much clearer once you burn through […]

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 […]

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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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