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I’ve Been Reading Books Wrong

I read a lot. I try to balance out a healthy mix of fiction and nonfiction. I have an unhealthy habit of not being able to give up on a book once I have started reading it. This had led … Continue reading

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56 Books, My Literary Journey in 2018

According to goodreads, I read 56 books in 2018. This was 4 over my goal of 52 books! I spent a lot of the year reading books from my never ending list of tralev books but I also took some … Continue reading

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Bukowski On Writing

I finished reading a book by Charles Bukowski which was supposed to be about his thoughts on writing. What it turned out to be was a collection of stories, letters, and book forwards over the years that are tangentially related … Continue reading

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Oskar’s Heavy Boots

In Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer tells the story of a young boy named Oskar who is on a quest to come to terms with the sudden death of his father in the 9/11 attacks. While rummaging … Continue reading

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Obama’s Journey to Discover His Roots

In 1995, after becoming the first black president of the Harvard Law Review, a young and relatively unknown politician named Barack Obama wrote a candid memoir tracing his quest to discover who he was. DREAMS FROM MY FATHER By Barack … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “Getting Things Done”

I finally finished reading “Getting Things Done” by David Allen. This has been on my reading list for years so I am glad that I finally got a chance to scratch it off of that list. Overall, it was a … Continue reading

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