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    I finally bought a book and have enjoyed it. Sapiens by Harari. It has been good so far. I have set aside my lunch hour to eat and read lately and it makes my afternoons feel more productive.

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    "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner.

    Sixth on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.

    Recommended by a friend. It is a difficult read and has me longing to get back to a non-fiction book.

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    The Plantagenets by Dan Jones.
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    Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer. This was recommended to me when I was browsing at my favorite bookshop (support your local independently owned and operated everything, see below) and after watching the trailer for the movie I was intrigued enough to get it. So far it is nothing like what I was expecting. Some good, some not so good. I really like the idea behind the story so far and I've been thoroughly creeped out at points, but the pacing is kind of slow for such a short book.


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    Dante's Divine Comedy

    Thought it wouldn't be that interesting, but it is quite compelling!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aręte View Post
    Dante's Divine Comedy

    Thought it wouldn't be that interesting, but it is quite compelling!
    I've read that a few times and liked it myself. Check out Milton's "Paradise Lost" after that if you enjoy that type of read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shade View Post
    I've read that a few times and liked it myself. Check out Milton's "Paradise Lost" after that if you enjoy that type of read.
    Thanks for the recommendation. I read some of it back in high school....but you know how that was. The intro to Dante said his work strongly influenced Paradise Lost.

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    I just finished The Destroyers by Christopher Bollen. A smart thriller set in the Greek Island - great book to escape in winter.

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    "Siddhartha" by Hermann Hesse

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    The Trap by Melanie Raabe


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