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The Autograph Man
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"Keep getting stuck in dense sections... but the narrative is beautifully composed. This just happens to me sometimes, don't think it has anything to do with the quality of writing or storytelling... Love the device of using an autograph collector to contemplate the nature of fame and celebrity in contemporary western (takes place in England) culture." Aug 19, 2016 09:21AM

 
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Death's End by Liu Cixin
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How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen
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The first quarter of this book was great for me. Taking the modeling of a Harvard Business professor and applying it to the more existential areas of life.

The later half of the book though was a clumsily veiled tract for Mormonism. I found it disappo
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen
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Franzen continues to explore an epistle wrapped in a third person narrative. Like Freedom - which features a primary character's memoir as a novella, Franzen does the same, switching from third to first. Perhaps this is an allusion to the Shakespeare ...more
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Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming
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Started and finished this book today. It's been a while since I've been able to read a novel in a single setting.

The distopian ignorance-is-bliss theme is a bit played out, but his style kept me reading. Loved how careful he was to keep us external t
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