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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 Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
Katherine Anne Porter
Progress: 100/495 pages
Skipped Parts
Tim Sandlin
Progress: 100/318 pages
The Forty Days of Musa Dagh
Peter Sourian, Franz Werfel
Progress: 90/824 pages
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December
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Katherine Anne Porter
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Tim Sandlin
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Peter Sourian, Franz Werfel
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
read
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
started reading:
April 2016
10
currently reading
text:
For some strange reason, maybe because I'm in my mid-50s now, stopped reading two novels in a row due to too much going on an...
The Ghost of Flight 401 - John G. Fuller
November 2015
27
text: Can hardly wait for the movie now…...
Initially, I didn't think the critics could possibly be right. I mean, come on, a 274 page book that takes place in 1 day dur...
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - Ben Fountain
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