Thursday 31 Jul 2014

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The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

The Pale King is an unfinished novel by David Foster Wallace. Wallace had been working on this book for a decade (or so they say) when he committed suicide. His widow found the manuscript and associated computer files and notes […]

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Mr G by Alan Lightman

Science meet poetry via god plus some math (other things too). I'm quite sure the math is right. The science, too, seems solidquick payday loans but

Cloud Atlas

by David Mitchell This was one of my summer reads (how did I not read this book before now?) and at the time I didn't realize that it was

The Journal of Best Practices

By David Finch A memoir of marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and one man's quest to be a better husband. Marriage is not the easiest thing even when you are "normal".

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The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

Ok let's get this out of the way. I'm not a baseball guy (it's two guys playing catch and every once in awhile something happens). The

Moby Dick

If you follow what I've read you know that I've been reading this book for awhile. I've never read it. I don't know why but one

Tinkers

By Paul Harding I think I picked up this book because it reminded me of Einstein's Dreams (which reminds me I should re-read that). The physical nature of

Love is a Mix Tape

By Rob Sheffield It's an easy book. It's a hard book to get through. If you love music it's a fun book. Plus I remember mix

Await Your Reply

By Dan Chaon Are they running away or to something? Maybe both. Three separate stories are weaved together and rotated chapter by chapter. Their stories are

Robopocalypse

It's the end of the world. Terminator style (throw in some I,Robot too). A computer program gets smart. Very smart. Humans die. A