April 21, 2018 at 8:10 am #1202533366
Just started the book that is causing all the controversy: A Higher Loyalty. So far so goodApril 21, 2018 at 9:53 am #1202533418
Here we go!
2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction:
Less, by Andrew Sean Greer (Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company)
A generous book, musical in its prose and expansive in its structure and range, about growing older and the essential nature of love.
In the Distance, by Hernan Diaz (Coffee House Press)
The Idiot, by Elif Batuman (Penguin Press)
I am not very knowledgeable about these awards , who decides the winners?
An appointed Pulitzer panel of writers, journalists, professors, etc., decide the winners from all the entries submitted.April 24, 2018 at 6:55 am #1202534977
Just finished Full Dark No Stars … fantastic book
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Deep into Tomi Adeyemi’s thrilling novel Children of Blood and Bone. Set in a mythical land, the author explores West African mythology in a compelling rollercoaster ride.April 25, 2018 at 12:17 pm #1202535691
Started Pet sematary by Stephen King
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Just started the book that is causing all the controversy: A Higher Loyalty. So far so good
Update: almost done reading this but there are moments where I am like
and then there is stuff that makes me think that Comey, while a guy who just wanted to do his job was just entirely too nice and idealistic for his own good.April 28, 2018 at 9:08 am #1202536954
So I organized the stack of left to read books and figured I’d ask if anyone has read any of them:
FRANCIS: MAN OF PRAYER by Mario Escobar
Yes Please by Amy Poehler
The Fight by Dan Boningo
109 EAST PALACE: ROBERT OPPENHEIMER AND THE SECRET CITY OF LOS ALAMOS
Travels with Casey
Citizen Hollywood by Timothy Stanley
Compulsion by Allison Brennan
Starflight by Melissa Landers
Peach Cobbler Murder by Joanne Fluke
Big Little Lies
REASON FOR HOPE: A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY by Jane Goodall
The Party is Over by Mike Lofgren
The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark StoriesMay 4, 2018 at 6:53 am #1202540452
Yes Please by Amy Poehler
this is the only off your list that i have read and it was good but not like mind blowingly good
Good to know. I just finished Citizen Hollywood by Timothy Stanley It’s horrible) and started The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories.May 15, 2018 at 9:30 am #1202547478
RIP Tom WolfeMay 22, 2018 at 10:19 pm #1202552268
RIP to an American literary giant.
Philip Roth, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, dies at 85
https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/23/us/philip-roth-dies/index.htmlMay 23, 2018 at 7:27 am #1202552463
The Plot Against America is what I will always remember him forMay 23, 2018 at 10:13 am #1202552567
“American Pastoral” and “The Plot Against America” are both superb works. Gonna need to revisit and finish “Portnoy’s Complaint” at some point.
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