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I’m so glad I got a subscription. 
Unrelated: I started The Old Man and the Sea in bed last night, thinking I’d read a few pages before I slept. Wrong. I was up till half past one finishing it. Newest on my list of literary men I love: Hemingway.
What’re you all reading?

I’m so glad I got a subscription. 

Unrelated: I started The Old Man and the Sea in bed last night, thinking I’d read a few pages before I slept. Wrong. I was up till half past one finishing it. Newest on my list of literary men I love: Hemingway.

What’re you all reading?

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  1. kidswithhummingbirdeyes answered: No One Belongs Here More Than You - Miranda July
  2. fabled answered: the thousand autumns of jacob de zoet
  3. darkiknowwell answered: "A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains" by Isabella Lucy Bird, and "Summer Will Show" by Sylvia Townsend Warner
  4. heavyheartedlove answered: i hated the old man and the sea. >.<
  5. daydreamdelusion answered: Some light reading, instead of actual homework - Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz
  6. theinspirationtree answered: Going to start Antigone!
  7. shiveringbeast answered: I loooove The Old Man and the Sea. I’m reading Maus.
  8. winterlief answered: the master and margarita by bulgakov. it’s kind of brilliant, really.
  9. bodywithoutorgans answered: Still trying to finish Unbearable Lightness of Being, also reading The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzter and The Adults by Alison Espach
  10. firstdown answered: The Bostonians by Henry James. You should definitely read Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast.” “The Sun Also Rises” is a good follow up too! :)
  11. predatorywaspobserver answered: Moby-Dick
  12. maybeandroid answered: Just finished Dance Dance Dance by Murakami. Just started Hocus Pocus by Vonnegut. Plus some non-fiction books too.
  13. marginalgloss answered: 'The Scapegoat' by Daphne Du Maurier. And a big non-fiction book of personal accounts of WWII.
  14. succinctly answered: The Thief and the Dogs by Naguib Mahfouz
  15. kirstylouloumitchell answered: manhattan transfer by john dos passos. it’s brilliant.
  16. aldrin answered: Karen Russell’s Swamplandia! Hi, Laala!
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