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Absolute Batman by Jeph Loeb
"I had read "The Long Halloween" a couple of times recently, but a friend got me the Absolute Batman version as a gift and I passed through it again, and well worth the time it was.
For reference: the Absolute Batman version of the book is a larger..." Read more of this review »
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
read in March, 2015
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Between Mockingbird Next Door and the recent news about Harper Lee's second (first?) book, it seemed like a logical choice to pick it up again. And yet again, I wasn't disappointed. Every time, I fall more in love with Scout, Atticus, Jim and Maycomb ...more
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House of Cards by Michael Dobbs
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Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton
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It happens that, yeah, this is an educational read, given my new job. But it would be an enlightening, funny, entertaining read under any circumstances.
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The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
The Sculptor
by Scott McCloud (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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McLoud's Understanding Comics was the text for a class that opened my eyes to graphic novels: Watchmen. V for Vendetta. Maus. My Cancer Year.

It's only fitting that McLoud's own novel would stand toe to toe with those others.
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Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
Little Brother
by Cory Doctorow
read in March, 2015
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Marcus's world is terrifying. And terrifyingly familiar.

A strong, disturbing, entertaining, fun read.
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Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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“I wonder, Are fictions safe places? And then I ask myself, Should they be safe places?”

No, and no.

And we'd want nothing less from Gaiman.
What If? by Randall Munroe
"I've loved XKCD.com for many years. If you do as well, you will love this book. Same sensibility, with more detail on some cool science things, and even more insight into how Munroe's mind works. Though the comic may actually be better, because of..." Read more of this review »
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The Kingdom Beyond the Waves by Stephen Hunt
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This book is sort of kicking my ass. I've been in the midst of it for a month or more, which is HIGHLY unusual. I'm not quite ready to give up on it, but I can't make it through more than a couple of chapters at a time and have picked up two other bo ...more
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