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The Pale King
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"Trying to remember how long it took me to get into Infinite Jest..." Nov 12, 2013 09:15AM

 

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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2014
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I nearly gave this five stars, but something objective in me is stopping me from doing so, some kind of thought saying "Shane you have to reserve these 5 star reviews for great works or something". But for what Gone Girl is trying to be, it's 5 stars...more
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Stiff by Mary Roach
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
by Mary Roach (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2014
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I read Stiff after reading Gulp, Roach's newest book, so was therefore forced to compare my enjoyment of the two rather than enjoy it on its own merits. The subject matter of Stiff - what happens to our meaty corpse when we die - is pretty fascinatin...more
Shane is 35% done with Mockingjay: Good lord this is not very good.
Mockingjay
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Elegant Complexity by Greg Carlisle
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I've read Infinite Jest three times now, and the last time I read it I used this guide (to call it a "study" is generous). After each section I would read the corresponding section in Elegant Complexity. It definitely assisted me in picking up on som...more
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Do You Believe in Magic? by Paul A. Offit
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Gulp by Mary Roach
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
by Mary Roach (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2013
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A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
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A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
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A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
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