Monthly Archives: March 2013

Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running – March 2013

Haruki Murakami’s What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is a lot of things, but first and foremost it is a series of personal essays documenting a writer’s training program leading up to the New York City Marathon. … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts Special: Google Reader

+ The prognosis isn’t good. Google is dying. 2005-2013, RIP. I use Google Reader daily. It is my lifeline to the outside world when I sit at my desk for 8-10 hours any given day. Google Reader clues me in … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts II

+ I have officially read as many books this year as I did last year. I don’t feel like that means much, other than the fact that I’m reading more. I don’t feel terribly accomplished or smarter. I have, however, … Continue reading

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Review: The Night Circus – March 2013

The circus arrives without warning. This is how¬†The Night Circus begins, and this is how it ends. From Amazon: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white … Continue reading

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Review: The Final Solution – February 2013

I picked up The Final Solution, by Michael Chabon, not knowing anything about it other than the fact that it was 131 pages, including some illustrations, and it was written by a writer whose work I have enjoyed in the … Continue reading

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Review: Gone Girl – February 2013

Boy meets girl. Boy marries girl. Boy murders girl? I’ll start with a non-spoilery review, but feel free to leave spoilery comments. I’d really like to discuss the second half of the book. Gone Girl is, on the surface, the … Continue reading

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