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Timothy Decker

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Simon Winchester, Bill Watterson, Andrew Wyeth

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August 2007

About this author

I write and draw cool children's books.

That's pretty much all I think about for most of my waking hours. It's terribly time consuming, tedious and slightly maddening.

I'm quite proud of my books, even though I tend not to think about or look at them once they leave my desk. From that point on, they belong to you guys, I guess. Enjoy them or merely shrug and pass them along.

Meanwhile, I'll just continue to make more books because ink is cheap and I dislike sleeping.

Average rating: 3.61 · 185 ratings · 85 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
Run Far, Run Fast
3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2007
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The Punk Ethic
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Letter Home
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2005
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For Liberty: The Story of t...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2009
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Lies in the Dust: A Tale of...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2014
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A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr
" This has been on my to-read list since I read Tim Decker's review of it in 2009, but somehow something always cut in front of it and I never picked it up till now.

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I bought this book sight unseen the instant it was published. I was vaguely familiar with Nachtwey’s work, at that point in my life I was suffering under the delusion that my photography skills would translate into world shattering images. A delusion...more
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I like my history packed full of tangents, details and painfully dry exposition. This book has all three and is, therefore, my favorite book about trench warefare during WWI. Sure, you can find books that are more comprehensive or more focused on 'th...more
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“I’m done with all the stupid shit. I’m done with politicians, the rich taxing the poor. I’m done with organised religions, profiting off their prophets. I’m done with pop culture, making everything consumable. I’m done, I’m done, I’m done”
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“All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
Samuel Beckett, Worstward Ho

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
Theodore Roosevelt

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