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Comics I Read in February 2015

I didn’t get as much read this month as last, partly because I was also reading this book. I am a slow reader, especially when it comes to straight text, so that ate into my comics time. But I did … Continue reading

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Comics I Read in January 2015

In trying to get back on the comics reading train, I’ve been keeping a close eye on what I have read, and I’ll be giving capsule-or-better opinions on them. That photo above is the pile from more-or-less January ’15. Obviously … Continue reading

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I Have Failed You, Written Language

Monthly reading for April? Nada. Well, nearly so, anyway. I got a few chapters into The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri and just stopped. Nothing wrong with the book, I just did not feel like reading anymore. Since then it’s been … Continue reading

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March Reading

Yikes, am I behind on reporting on the for-reals reading I’ve been doing! Here’s last month’s books. The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges I have never read any Borges, which is a shame because I think I … Continue reading

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February Reading

So I started out February with Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. And I just could not do it. I got 18 pages in and couldn’t go any further. I hung my head in shame and proceeded instead to: The … Continue reading

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Monthly Reading: January 2009

Decided to go heavy and serious this month. The Road — Cormac McCarthy Wow. The word that describes this book is relentless. Given one basic idea: the world has been brutalized in an unspecified disaster and a man and this … Continue reading

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December Reading and 2008 Recap!

For December I decided to lighten up a little. Sex and Death to the Age 14 by Spalding Gray I love Gray’s stuff and was fortunate to see him perform before he committed suicide, but had never read this entire … Continue reading

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November Reading

My first book this month totally messed me up. I was all, “Oh, it’s a thin book, no big.” But man, the print was TEENY and the writing was pretty dense, so it was slow going — and 400 pages! … Continue reading

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