Paul Ataua
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance by Dorothy M. Johnson
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I came across Dorothy M Johnson by tracing all those old western movies of my youth back to their sources, and what a find it has been- three short stories and a novella of immense quality. I guess we could call them Western fiction as they do center ...more
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The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet
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After loving ‘HHhH’ so much, I guess I expected too much from “The Seventh Function of Language”, and it never really lived up to those expectations. It started well enough. The premise of Barthes’s accidental death possibly not being an accident was ...more
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Technopoly by Neil Postman
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Despite being published in 1993 and therefore dealing with technology well before the internet revolution, many of the ideas are very relevant in our world today. Some really thought provoking points, like asking how important the invention of the pr ...more
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The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
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Chose the audio book of the Clive James translation and was really knocked out by how it really came to life. I really struggled with the original text all those years ago, and found it difficult to stay awake much after 'Nel mezzo del cammin di nost ...more
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The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
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Chose the audio book of the Clive James translation and was really knocked out by how it really came to life. I really struggled with the original text all those years ago, and found it difficult to stay awake much after 'Nel mezzo del cammin di nost ...more
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Mr. Either/Or by Aaron Poochigian
Mr. Either/Or
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Noir/ science fiction meets iambic pentameter. I had to give it a go, and I chose the audio-book version to get the best out of it. It was actually interesting and quite well done, but I couldn't help feeling the elements don't really go together, an ...more
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The Seventh Function of Language by Laurent Binet
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After loving ‘HHhH’ so much, I guess I expected too much from “The Seventh Function of Language”, and it never really lived up to those expectations. It started well enough. The premise of Barthes’s accidental death possibly not being an accident was ...more
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“If only time never came to its senses. If somehow it wouldn't succeed in walking a straight line. If it would only lurch, behave nonsensically, fall to pieces. And we would watch, and, condemning its actions, would never have to refer to it again.”
Elif Shafak, The Gaze

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