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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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Average rating: 3.80 · 30,786 ratings · 3,835 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
Lexicon
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 11,940 ratings — published 2013 — 16 editions
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Jennifer Government
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 8,737 ratings — published 2002 — 32 editions
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Syrup
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Company
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 3,939 ratings — published 2006 — 23 editions
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Machine Man
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 2,346 ratings — published 2009 — 20 editions
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Springtide
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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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“There's no requirement that jobs be meaningful. If there was, half the country would be unemployed.”
Max Barry, Company

“People resist a census, but give them a profile page and they'll spend all day telling you who they are.”
Max Barry, Lexicon

“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

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