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First off, that is me on the left (I'm pictured with my niece). Okay, I'm not exactly the biggest book nerd out there, but books have been a very important part of my life. It has helped me through things like, ohhhhhh, real life maybe. In my hours of triumph to the darkest of tragedies, books have always been important to me. Depending on my mood at a given time - like many of us - will depend on what kind of book I'm reading. Reading opens the mind and makes the world more understandable in its complication. Simply put, I love the world of books...........

Currently reading

The Stories of John Cheever
John Cheever
Progress: 148/853 pages
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
Katherine Anne Porter
Progress: 100/1134 pages
Skipped Parts
Tim Sandlin
Progress: 100/318 pages
The Forty Days of Musa Dagh
Peter Sourian, Franz Werfel
Progress: 90/824 pages
Today
September
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John Cheever
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Katherine Anne Porter
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Tim Sandlin
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Peter Sourian, Franz Werfel
August 2018
05
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July 2018
25
text: "Little Failure" is not.......
It must be gotten out of the way right up front: I never even heard of Gary Shteyngart before I put "Little Failure" on my "W...
Little Failure - Gary Shteyngart
read
July 2018
24
finished reading:
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May 2018
23
text: A gripping read and hard to put down.....
Like yesterday I remember the trial of John Leonard Orr as it was heavily covered in the Los Angeles Times at the beginning o...
Fire Lover: A True Story - Joseph Wambaugh
text: It's, well, different......
"I Am An Executioner - Love Stories" is a collection of short stories by author Rajesh Parameswaran in which love, oddly enou...
I Am an Executioner: Love Stories - Rajesh Parameswaran
November 2017
26
reviewed: WATERGATE - by Thomas Mallon
It was one year ago today that I was sideswiped by news that I was laid off my two year temp job. I was so confident that I w...
Watergate - Thomas Mallon
read and rated
finished reading:
November 2017
25
started reading:
March 2017
17
text: A Great Read!!!!
For the first 110 pages I kept thinking "This is interesting. This is interesting." Then came one paragraph on page 125. One ...
The Brothers K - David James Duncan
started following:
March 2017
16
finished reading:
October 2016
16
text: The Brothers K
After starting the book nearly a year ago, and then abandoning it, i decided to start over again. I'm now on page 62. Don't k...
October 2016
15
text: BORN TO RUN by Bruce Springsteen
Been listening to Springsteen for 38 years now. It started with "Darkness on the Edge of Town" - which I only bought because,...
Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
October 2016
14
finished reading:
September 2016
27
started reading:
September 2016
26
text: BLASPHEMY
It has been a long while since I read a collection of short stories. So glad I read this particular collection. Being a dev...
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories - Sherman Alexie
September 2016
22
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