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The First Commandment 31 December, 2017

Yet another Scot Harvath book from Brad Thor, The First Commandment was just as good as the rest. These books are a bit of my guilty…

Hillbilly Elegy 24 December, 2017

When one gets married, there is an expectation of a gift or favor given to the attendees by the bride and groom. Taya and I had both been to…

Nausea 08 December, 2017

Nausea was not that good. In some sense I feel bad saying that, especially when the Amazon tagline is "Sartre's greatest novel — and…

The Cartel 30 November, 2017

The Cartel is the sequel to Don Winslow's The Power of the Dog which blew me away when I read it in January of last year. I immediately…

It 03 September, 2017

I am not entirely sure why I avoided reading Stephen King all these years, but now that I have started I don't want to stop. It is the…

The Sympathizer 30 July, 2017

Again on my search for things to read I went back to books that have won prizes and came up with The Sympathizer the winner of the…

The Handmaid's Tale 30 May, 2017

Taya started watching the Hulu show based on this book, and before I wanted to watch it I had to read the book, so I picked up The Handmaid…

Lullaby 22 May, 2017

Chuck Palahniuk is one weird dude, I knew that after reading Fight Club . Reading Lullaby has solidified my opinion. Describing this book…

The Drawing of the Three 16 May, 2017

I guess I am reading the Dark Tower series now, so this was the second installment, The Drawing of the Three . Having enjoyed the first…

The Sellout 30 March, 2017

Winner of the Man Booker Prize, The Sellout is an hilarous, irreverent novel set in roughly present day southern California. This is…

Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals 10 March, 2017

Written by the author of Zen and The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance , Lila: An Inquiry Into Morals is the next step in a philosophical…

Capital in the Twenty-First Century 24 January, 2017

Every once in a while a book comes along that many people talk about wanting to read or bragging about having read and I often find it hard…

Country of My Skull 13 December, 2016

Country of My Skull is a very good book both in content and style. I had never heard about the Truth and Reconciliation Committee (TRC) or…

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind 02 November, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed Guns, Germs, and Steel as it presented a narrative that was based on the entirety of human history. This long time…

The Color of Magic 22 September, 2016

I was recommended to read one of the books in this series, so I chose the first one, The Color of Magic . It is super weird. I am not…

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