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Winter Reading Thread

Post by Pruitt » Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:50 am

Got a bunch of gift cards from Indigo (Canadian book seller) for my birthday.

Starting out with this one:

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2/3rds of the way through and it is really, really good.
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Re: Winter Reading Thread

Post by Rush2112 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:55 pm

Just finished this:

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and reading this on the commute

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Re: Winter Reading Thread

Post by EdRomero » Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:21 am

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It has probably been over 20 years since I last read Vonnegut. This book is a nice collection of short stories, but the last piece in the book --a personal essay, "The Last Tasmanian," is pure Vonnegut goodness and a great reminder of why I read all of his work so enthusiastically.

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Re: Winter Reading Thread

Post by Pruitt » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:18 pm

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So, so slow at the start, but picking up nicely (about halfway through)
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Re: Winter Reading Thread

Post by Rush2112 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:14 pm

I went on a La Carre / Ludlum bender a few years ago. I'm more middle-aged now so I guess I should pick them up again. Also, have to find the Turtledove and Cornwell sections at the library I guess.
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Re: Winter Reading Thread

Post by DaveInSeattle » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:16 pm

After Toni Morrison died, I felt bad that I'd never read any of her books. So I put a bunch on my hold list at the library.

I'm currently reading 'Jazz'...and I'm not sure what to think. The writing is spectacular on its own...but I'm not sure if the story itself is really doing anything for me.

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Re: Winter Reading Thread

Post by P.D.X. » Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:29 pm

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:16 pm
After Toni Morrison died, I felt bad that I'd never read any of her books. So I put a bunch on my hold list at the library.

I'm currently reading 'Jazz'...and I'm not sure what to think. The writing is spectacular on its own...but I'm not sure if the story itself is really doing anything for me.
I always assumed Beloved was her swan song, but mostly because it's the only one I've read from her (college) and I thought it was pretty damn good.

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