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Books Read: 2019
Posted: Posted June 7th
Edited June 7th by S.O.H.
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Ficition:

Enders Game
Cyber Storm
11-22-63

Non Fiction:
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded (Series on Latin American Studies)

Currently Reading: Handmaids Tale

Whats Next: American Gods, Mr. President (El Presidente)



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I am about 20% (neat kindle feature) done with American Gods. I forgot how much I enjoyed this book. While I dont have a favorite book per-say, It is in my top 3-5.

Posted June 16th by S.O.H.
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Continuing on with American Gods I will have it finished before the month is over.

Posted June 22nd by S.O.H.
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Working at a gas station, just restocking beers and sodas and sweeping floors, I have a lot of time to listen to audiobooks.

Completed this year:

-The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde (part audiobook, part print)
-Moby Dick, Herman Melville
-1984, George Orwell
-The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
-I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream, Harlan Ellison
-A Short History of U.S. Interventions in Latin American and the Caribbean, Alan McPherson (ebook)
-Chris & Nancy: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide & Pro Wrestling's Cocktail of Death (print book)
-The Way of the Ascetics, Tito Colliander
In Progress:

-The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
-Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
-The Garden, St. Ignatius Brianchaninov

I've wanted to read Bitter Fruit for years! How was it?

Edited August 26th by Brocken Jr.
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I've wanted to read Bitter Fruit for years! How was it?


Really good read. Highly recommend.

Posted August 26th by S.O.H.
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I tried reading The Vegetarian, but I think I need alcohol to get me through it. I'm reading After Dark by Haruki Murakami, but I just started and it's great so far. Other than that, I don't have much to comment on.

Posted August 27th by Post-Wall Olga
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Pretty much just read historical biographies on John Tyler, William Henry Harrison, Martin Van Buren, and Andrew Jackson. Currently reading about James Polk.

Did work in a work of fiction called The Raw Shark Texts. Kinda love it. It's this pretty meta-mystery novel that turns into the film Jaws, but with a "conceptual shark." Hard to explain, but I enjoyed it a lot. Dialogue is iffy, but otherwise solid.


Currently reading:

One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps

and

The Impeachers (about the impeachment of Andrew Johnson)

Posted August 28th by Jet Presto
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Wrapped up book 1 and 2 of the second formic war. Finished Carrie. It was okay.

Posted November 5th by S.o.h.
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Reading more Haruki Murakami. and more Carlton Mellick. Excellent as always. Going to start The Power by Naomi Alderman.

Posted November 6th by Post-Wall Olga
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