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To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
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second best book dealing with existence and baseball I've read this year!
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My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgård
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"Even when I was bored, I was interested." is a pretty apt statement however my hands are refusing to pick up this book after a long section about a new year's eve party. Like a shitty kid's shitty party and I no longer want to read this book despite ...more
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
The Bone Clocks
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The Last of the Wine by Mary Renault
The Last of the Wine
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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
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Relieved to abandon this one, although I enjoyed some of the scenes. I have to say I couldn't help but think of Nathaniel P and the main character's terrifying sense of losing his freedom in the dilated pupils of his uncles wife.
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Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Dept. of Speculation
by Jenny Offill
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read in September, 2014
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It was a two-sitting read. At one point I moved from bedroom to living room.
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F: A Novel
by Daniel Kehlmann
read in September, 2014
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the fat priest chapter was hilarious
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Frank O'Hara
“There should be so much more, not of orange, of words, of how terrible orange is and life.”
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Thomas Paine
“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.”
Thomas Paine, Common Sense

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