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Summer Reading List: Station Eleven 

 One of the many pleasures of being done with school ( for now ) is reading literature for fun once again. I took a social media poll as to what the next volume of my summer reading list should be … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: The Satanic Verses

I’m trying to fit one more novel into what has been a very busy summer. The Satanic Verses is most certainly Salman Rushdies’s most famous novel, largely because it almost got him killed. The book begins with a plane exploding … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: The Stranger

Somehow I neglected to blog about one of my favorite summer reads- probably because I was so engrossed in it I read it in under 24 hours (not that it’s a race or anything). The book is Albert Camus’ French existentialist … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

After taking the last couple weeks to get a jump start on the fall semester’s reading, I decided to use my quickly dwindling summer free time to enjoy one more novel, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami. Set in … Continue reading

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Summer Reading List: This Side of Paradise

Inspired by Bob Dylan to read all of F. Scott Fitzgerald novels (I had only read The Great Gatsby previously), I decided to go back to the beginning and read This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald’s best selling debut novel that made him … Continue reading

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Winter Reading List: Catch-22

Right now I’m re-reading my favorite novel, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller. I first read it when I was in high school when I found copy with a torn cover at a library sale. I re-read it while in college, but … Continue reading

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Londonstani

After finishing the Brothers K I’ve had the desire to read something a little more contemporary- but I wasn’t sure what. I must have looked at dozen novels around town before I saw this one at the Virgin Megastore in … Continue reading

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