Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Year of Not Trying – The Widow, Fiona Barton

Book 1 – The Widow Well, now that the book-per-week is (finally) over, I thought maybe I’d track what I read in a year just as a matter of course. Reading whatever I want, without trying. This is the beginning … Continue reading

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The Reading Challenge – One Year Later

I love reading, and a year ago, I embarked on a challenge to read one book a week for a full year. At that time, I wrote this introductory paragraph: The challenge: to read a book a week for a … Continue reading

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Cold Case Vancouver, Eve Lazarus

book 51 – Cold Case Vancouver This book is a collection of unsolved murder cases from Vancouver’s past, ranging from the 1940’s to 2005. The case stories provide an interesting look back on Vancouver’s somewhat sordid past, and remind the reader … Continue reading

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Beasts of No Nation, Uzodinma Iweala

book 50 – Beasts of No Nation I’ll get straight to it: I  hated this book. Its the story of a Agu, young boy (age unknown, but perhaps around 8?) who is kidnapped by a warlord in an African country … Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s Cat Trilogy, Robert Anton Wilson

book 47/48/49 – Schrödinger’s Cat Trilogy, Robert Anton Wilson Confession: I bought this book years ago, thinking it was “In Search Of Schrodinger’s Cat” by John Gribbin, a book about quantum theory and reality that I keep lending to people … Continue reading

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