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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Buried Giant
by Kazuo Ishiguro
read in May, 2015
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Started out OK but never really took off for me. He's apparently trying to make a point about memories but it was lost on me. Ending was another disappointment. Not looking forward to the movie Yo!
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Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett
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Solid Discworld effort from Sir Terry.
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Henry V by William Shakespeare
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I've been fixated on this story for quiet a few years now and I finally read the play all the way through. Obviously a Brit propaganda piece written by the Bard but it does have its classic and inspiring moments.
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The Peripheral by William Gibson
The Peripheral
by William Gibson
read in February, 2015
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Gibson seems to be experimenting with writing styles these days as in let's see how much we can pare back the narrative and still keep a coherent story line going. His different take on the future is interesting albeit a bit depressing. The reader is ...more
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Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
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Data and Goliath by Bruce Schneier
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Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon
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“[Tuco is in a bubble bath. The One Armed Man enters the room.]
One Armed Man: I've been looking for you for 8 months. Whenever I should have had a gun in my right hand, I thought of you. Now I find you in exactly the position that suits me. I had lots of time to learn to shoot with my left.
[Tuco kills him with the gun he has hidden in the foam.]
Tuco: When you have to shoot, shoot, don't talk.”
Sergio Leone

Douglas Adams
“So long, and thanks for all the fish.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Stephen King
“I do not aim with my hand; he who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father.
I aim with my eye.

I do not shoot with my hand; he who shoots with his hand has forgotten the face of his father.
I shoot with my mind.

I do not kill with my gun; he who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father.
I kill with my heart.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Hunter S. Thompson
“When the going gets weird, the weird turn professional.”
Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72
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Benjamin Disraeli
“There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
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