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Rob Walker

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I joined Goodreads in April 2008, and my bookshelf tracks a) only what I've read since then, and b) only voluntary reading, leaving out the [many] books I *have to* read for work and research.

PS For whatever reason, Goodreads can't get its act together on making it easy for me to remove superfluous books that are listed here as things I've written. If you see something that seems unlikely listed in the books "by" me, it's probably a Goodreads glitch, and you should let them know. It seems to happen every other month and I'm tired of badgering them about it.



There’s a really great account of the triumphant public debut of the Significant Objects, at The Strand on July 10 over on Electric Literature’s Outlet blog, and maybe we’ll say more on that later.


But today, we need to take a moment to thank some great friends for throwing a rather amazing Significant Cocktails party the following night, to celebrate the book’s release.


This wasn’t just hanging...

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Letters from New Orleans
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