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So, I checked out “These Truths” by Jill Lepore. I’ve been reading just fiction stuff so this is intimidatingly thick.

Anyone read it yet and can confirm it’s worth it?

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"Little Boy" by L. Ferlinghetti. It's his autobiography. Good stuff, I love his writing style.

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Five months in... Time to start a new thread.

 

I am really enjoying The Poisonwood Bible so far. About halfway in.

Thanks for starting us a fresh thread! I really liked The Poisonwood Bible.

 

Has anyone read The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey? I loved it.

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Just finished this: 

Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
by Arlie Russell Hochschild 
 
One of the best books I have read in a long time. I would recommend it for anyone who feels like they can't understand where the other political side is coming from. 

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Just finished this: 

Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right
by Arlie Russell Hochschild 
 
One of the best books I have read in a long time. I would recommend it for anyone who feels like they can't understand where the other political side is coming from. 

 

 

Sounds intriguing.

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In the spirit of brutality that is happening now in the age of the dotard, it's time to dive into "Blood Meridian" by McCarthy.

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Oh damn, its so good! McCarthy at the height of his powers.

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Oh damn, its so good! McCarthy at the height of his powers.

 

It's phenomenal. Memorable in part for the hyper-vivid desert landscape description, and for the stomach churning violence.

 

Maybe his best book?

 

This is what I'm slowly meandering through right now:

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While I haven't read all of McCarthy's books, I do think that Blood Meridian could be the best of the bunch. One or two of his earlier books I started but had to drop. The writing was just way too dense.

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Now reading "Storm of Steel" by E. Junger. Very interesting WW1 novel from the German perspective.

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I’d like to thank all the VCers who are currently reading, or have already read, my fourth novel. I appreciate it.

 

I'm sure enjoying it, Mike!  :spider

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Once Upon in Time in Hollywood has inspired me to read Helter Skelter. About 100 pages in and I am loving it.

 

Wasn't that a great movie?!

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