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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments Last year I read 100 books. 2007 is wrapping up and I'm at approximately 160. For 2008 I'm looking to reach about 200. I t seems to me I should be able to reach this, but any encouragement would be much appreciated.


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments Book #1 for 2008 = The Stories of Anton Chekhov http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments Book #2 for 2k8 = Operation Shylock by Phillip Roth
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments Book #3: Persuasion by Jane Austen
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #4
Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #5 Call of the Cthulhu and other Weird Stories by H.G. Lovecraft
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #6 Nohow On: Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, Worstward Ho: Three Novels by Samuel Beckett
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #8 Enduring Love by Ian McEwan
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #9 To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #10 Where I'm Calling From: Selected Stories by Raymond Carver
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #11 Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle by Vladimir Nabokov
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #12 The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #13 Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #14 The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/72...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #15 Despair by Vladimir Nabokov
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #16 Herzog by Saul Bellow
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/65...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #17 Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #18 Eyeless in Gaza by Aldous Huxley
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26...

If I keep this rate up, I will far exceed my goal. And I believe that I'm fine with giving myself some leeway.


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #19 Deadeye Dick by Kurt Vonnegut
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/95...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #20 The Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #21 Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/96...



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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #22 The Complete Short Novels by Anton Chekhov
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #23 The Dean's December by Saul Bellow
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #24 Antic Hay by Aldous Huxley
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/78...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments End January total = 24
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Enter February
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#25 Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/86...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #26 Mary by Vladimir Nabokov
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #27 Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #28 Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/95...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #29 The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52...


alisonwonderland (Alison) | 42 comments wow, you must be a fast reader! i read 10 books in january, but i've yet to finish my first for february ...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #31 The Immoralist by Andre Gide
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/58...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #32 Ape and Essence by Aldous Huxley
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #33 Ravelstein by Saul Bellow
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #34 Pere Goriot by Honore Balzac
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #35 Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22...

That fulfills backstock of additions since I've been off the grid for the past 5ish days. Thank you and a bientot.


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #36 Grimus by Salman Rushdie
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/98...

I lied.. Seriously though this is it until at least tomorrow...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #37 Au Bonheur des Dames by Emile Zola
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #38 If on a Winter's Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #39 Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17...

a reread since it had been a few years since I'd read it last


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #40 The Collected TAles by Nikolai Gogol
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #42 King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #43 Island by Aldous Huxley
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #44 The Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #45 Bouvard and Pecuchet by Gustave Flaubert
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #46 Collected Stories by Saul Bellow
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #47 More Pricks than Kicks by Samuel Beckett
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/75...


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Josh (jlalande) | 75 comments #48 Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52...


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