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Karen Carlson Karen Carlson said: " Time for my Annual Reading of the Pushcart. Individual stories, articles, and poems blogged at A Just Recompense; I expect it'll take about six months, from Jan to July 2015 (hey, I'm doing a lot of other things too, give me a break). "

 
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What If? by Randall Munroe
" Hi Paul - you know, I checked this out of the library first, and I realized that isn't good enough, I need to own a copy. It's on my coffee table, nic ...more "
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The Pushcart Prize XXXIX by Bill Henderson
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Time for my Annual Reading of the Pushcart. Individual stories, articles, and poems blogged at A Just Recompense; I expect it'll take about six months, from Jan to July 2015 (hey, I'm doing a lot of other things too, give me a break).
What If? by Randall Munroe
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What If? by Randall Munroe
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It's silly to say I've "read" this - it's the kind of book I'll spent a year reading, one entry at a time - but I've done a first pass. It's a science geek's dream. I want to frame the reverse side of the dust cover - it's a map of what happens when ...more
The Best American Short Stories 2014 by Jennifer Egan
The Best American Short Stories 2014
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Time for my annual Reading of the BASS. Comments on individual stories blogged at A Just Recompense.
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
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"I Am Your Brother" by Charles E. May
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Dr. May is a former lit professor who self-published this collection of previously published academic essays on the theoretical aspects of short fiction, using a variety of stories as examples. I've been following his blog for some time, so am happy ...more
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
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I found this more interesting to talk about than to read – I greatly appreciated the narrative approach (a story told as a self-help book – consider this: who is writing the book?) and some of the implications, but it didn't quite reach me as a readi ...more
Strange Fruit, Volume I by Joel Christian Gill
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This is wonderful, a collection of short graphic bios of ordinary people who became extraordinary under the harshest of circumstances. I was impressed by the use of the "grammar" of comix to underline the themes. I'm so glad I've finally overcome my ...more
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