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I think I must look like I’m smiling when I’m actually in a lot of pain. Like
today, in the middle of a 15km (9.4mi) run, I’m barely
keeping it together, so my face is a rictus of agony, my
lips pulled back from my teeth in a skull-like grimace,
and people running in the other direction are all, “Hi!”
and big smiles and eyebrow jiggles. This has been going on for a while.
At first I just assumed runn... Read more of this blog post »
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Lexicon
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 9,596 ratings — published 2013 — 13 editions
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Jennifer Government
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 8,302 ratings — published 2002 — 31 editions
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Syrup
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 3,577 ratings — published 1999 — 20 editions
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Company
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 3,711 ratings — published 2006 — 23 editions
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Machine Man
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 2,126 ratings — published 2009 — 20 editions
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Springtide
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2007
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Woher kommt der Ausdruck...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011
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Max voted for Lexicon as Best Science Fiction in the Final Round of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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"Haha, thanks Brad! It was great of you guys to come out and treat me like someone famous. "
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“There's no requirement that jobs be meaningful. If there was, half the country would be unemployed.”
Max Barry, Company

“I read once that you need two things to be happy: any two of health, money, and love. You can cover the absense of one with the other two... But now I realized this was unmitigated bullshit, because health and money did not compare with love at all.”
Max Barry, Machine Man

“every story written is
marks upon a page
The same marks,
repeated, only
differently arranged”
Max Barry, Lexicon

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