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Tropper's books are always entertaining, and this is no exception.


Reading:

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A Bend in the River by V.S. Naipaul


Incognito by David Eagleman


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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
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It was... OK, I guess. I didn't really feel like it went anywhere, and I must have missed the point, if there was one.

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This was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize? Really?
It was average - at best.


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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

This was a really fun book but I had very, very high expectations for it and it didn't meet them. I was hoping for a bit more "serious" thriller / social commentary components, but once I took this as an adventure book (not a typical post-apocalyptic novel) then I enjoyed the ride.

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Also finished Babette's Feast by Karen Blixen. Fantastic short story.
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"What are you reading? (November 2012)"

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It was kinda short. Mostly pictures. No real payoff. No characters with whom I could identify. I was disappointed.

I guess I shouldn't complain...it was free...but still...
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Finished Yesterday's Son, started (Star Trek #18) My Enemy, My Ally:







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Re: What are you reading? (November 2012)

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

This was a really fun book but I had very, very high expectations for it and it didn't meet them. I was hoping for a bit more "serious" thriller / social commentary components, but once I took this as an adventure book (not a typical post-apocalyptic novel) then I enjoyed the ride.

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Yeah, I'm a big fan of the dystopian/post-apocalyptic genre and a huge fan of 80's nostalgia. The 80's fan in me was way more satisfied.

Also finished Babette's Feast by Karen Blixen. Fantastic short story.
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Quiller book 3. Good cold war spy adventure.
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Re: What are you reading? (November 2012)

Between reading sections of my current Glen Cook collection I've slotted in Art Borgeau's "Murder at the Cheating Heart Motel".
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Not bad, a little rambling and non-linear. I found the parts about how they actually smuggled the cocaine to be really interesting.

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Finished Ammon Shea's The Phone Book, a history of the phone book. Breezy read, a bit too light for my tastes but entertaining.



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Now reading Erik Larson's In the Garden of Beasts:

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