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Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov
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The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer
The Shock of the Fall
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It has been a long time since I read a while novel in one go like this. Filer describes various aspects of suffering from and being treated for a mental health illness with the kind of insight many writers lack. While there are no surprises in this n...more
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The Nightrunners by Joe R. Lansdale
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Tight Little Stitches on a Dead Man's Back by Joe R. Lansdale
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Dark, bleak, and utterly brilliant. In the first few paragraphs of this short story Lansdale illustrates characters with an authentic richness that many authors fail to do in an entire book. This excellently penned story takes the format of the first...more
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The Human Side of a Zombie by Andrew Legend
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Taking the idea of a "conscious zombie" this novel tries to being new twists to the mix by giving the undead protagonist special powers. However poor writing, spelling and grammar mistakes, and a series of clichés (saving his crush from a zombie sieg...more
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A Concise Introduction to Logic by Patrick J. Hurley
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There are three words that come to mind when I think of the word "concise": comprehensive, brief, and clear. Whilst this textbook succeeds at being comprehensive, at over 670 pages it fails at being brief or clear. Simple concepts are explained at su...more
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Once I blazed across the sky,
Leaving trails of flame;
I fell to earth, and here I lie -
Who'll help me up again?
-A Shooting Star”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Woody Allen
“What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.”
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“Just take a look at our patrons, and you'll know
Some don't appreciate us, others never will.”
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Albert Camus
“Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?”
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Woody Allen
“I'm not a drinker, my body won't tolerate...eh...spirits, really. I had two martinis New Years Eve and I tried to hi-jack an elevator and fly it to Cuba.”
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2012 Reading Challenge
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2013 Reading Challenge
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