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Reality Hunger by David Shields
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it was ok
bookshelves: read-in-2010s, communication

While Reality Hunger was a book object-wise (hilariously, one with a deckle edge! Quote from RH's Amazon page: "Deckle edge books are bound with pages that are made to resemble handmade paper by applying a frayed texture to the edges." So it's a fake handmade book! Muahaha! Now that is awesome. Intentional?), it wasn't a book content-wise, meaning there was no rationale for this being a book. It was a bunch of disconnected sentences and quotations, some Shields's own, some from other people. My main takeaway from Reality Hunger is that fiction bores David Shields (and therefore, it should bore you, too!). (More here.)

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Reading Progress

December 16, 2010 – Shelved
December 28, 2010 – Started Reading
December 28, 2010 – Finished Reading

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