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The Sellout
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Naked at Lunch by Mark Haskell Smith
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Dave Cullen added a status update: Started Henry IV, Pt 2 this morning, w/out the training wheels! (Margin notes.) And I understand it! First time ever with Shakespeare. Guess I finally understand the language. Will go back to notes.
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Birth Day by Mark  Sloan
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The Brothers by Masha Gessen
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Patrick Brown is 78% done with The Brothers: This stuff about the other college kids is interesting (and tragic) but it feels a bit like it's diverted the book from its subject. Maybe it comes back around.
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H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
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John Williams
“To read without joy is stupid.”
John Williams

Christopher Hitchens
“Everybody does have a book in them, but in most cases that's where it should stay.”
Christopher Hitchens

Wallace Stevens
“The Emperor of Ice-Cream

Call the roller of big cigars,
The muscular one, and bid him whip
In kitchen cups concupiscent curds.
Let the wenches dawdle in such dress
As they are used to wear, and let the boys
Bring flowers in last month's newspapers.
Let be be finale of seem.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream.

Take from the dresser of deal,
Lacking the three glass knobs, that sheet
On which she embroidered fantails once
And spread it so as to cover her face.
If her horny feet protrude, they come
To show how cold she is, and dumb.
Let the lamp affix its beam.
The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream.”
Wallace Stevens

Margaret Atwood
“War is what happens when language fails.”
Margaret Atwood
tags: war

Vladimir Nabokov
“The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible”
Vladimir Nabokov

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2012 Reading Challenge
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Patrick Brown has completed his goal of reading 30 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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