Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Tomchicago.

Add as a Friend Follow Reviews   Send Message | Compare Books

The Power of Myth
Tomchicago is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating


Tomchicago’s Recent Updates

Tomchicago is now friends with Japhet Els
Tomchicago started reading
The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tomchicago rated a book it was amazing
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
by Haruki Murakami
read in November, 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
When I was a boy, I’d lie on my back on the summer grass and watch the massive clouds form and reform, slow and silent, and I’d try to grasp the story I imagined they were telling me. I’d watch the jester’s head that gradually opened its mouth to bec ...more
" Her politics seem courageous and attractive to me, and this find for $2 in a thrift shop has sent me down this little path of discovery through wiki-l ...more "
Tomchicago wants to read
The living lotus by Ethel Mannin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tomchicago is starting The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: I've gone from Bacigalupo's Wind-Up Girl--which I really, really enjoyed, to Murakami's The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tomchicago is currently reading
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tomchicago rated a book really liked it
When in Rome by Ngaio Marsh
Rate this book
Clear rating
In that great casting agency in the sky, there is a grand population of the stock characters of the British mystery. There is the Old Military Man, the gay guy (who dares not speak his name), the sturdy lady (sometimes likewise forbidden to speak her ...more
Tomchicago rated a book it was amazing
Bangkok 8 by John Burdett
Bangkok 8 (Sonchai Jitpleecheep #1)
by John Burdett (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
I'm continuing my tour of world criminality and detection. Simenon, Bacigalupo (in a sense), Dibdin, Leon, Rendell, Larsson. When did sunny Scandinavia turn so gray and gritty?
Here is the Burdett series debut about Thailand. I enjoyed it very much. T
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
"I wanted to like this more than I did. I am a big fan of Bolano's prose, but this one went on a bit too long for me. Still, the writing is punchy and he spins a good, if rather convoluted, yarn."
More of Tomchicago's books…
Gary Paulsen
“If books could have more, give more, be more, show more, they would still need readers who bring to them sound and smell and light and all the rest that can’t be in books.
The book needs you.”
Gary Paulsen, The Winter Room

970 Boxall's 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die — 15135 members — last activity 14 hours, 32 min ago
For those attempting the crazy feat of reading all 1001 books! For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 100 ...more
88432 The Perks Of Being A Book Addict — 16747 members — last activity 3 hours, 2 min ago
This group is for anyone who loves books from different genres. Every month we have group Books of the Month which you can join, reading challenges, a ...more
217 Banned Books — 4318 members — last activity Jun 02, 2016 05:02PM
To celebrate our love of reading books that people see fit to ban throughout the world. We abhor censorship and promote freedom of speech.
95069 A Novel Read — 30 members — last activity Dec 31, 2015 04:16AM
Welcome! Here at A Novel Read, de-stress and relax as we discuss all the big and little things in our novel reads that make it much more fun to experi ...more
208 books | 757 friends

TJ Shelby
917 books | 117 friends

63 books | 11 friends

411 books | 131 friends

13 books | 765 friends

Dawn Ed...
685 books | 192 friends

1,538 books | 474 friends

Japhet Els
19 books | 145 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
94 (0.0%)

80 (85.1%)

100 (51.5%)

157289 out of 4364494


best streak:

questions added:

Polls voted on by Tomchicago

Lists liked by Tomchicago