What Book Did You Read Last Night??? (1 Viewer)

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I read Molloy by Samuel Beckett. It was good, I really enjoyed it - surreal and amusing. While i was reading it I felt that I wouldn't read another Beckett after it (even though I was enjoying it) but now I think I will read more.
 

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Heartburn by Nora Ephron. This was really funny and enjoyable.

The Man Who Came Uptown by George Pelecanos. I finished this in a day but it's far from his best. If you've read one Pelecanos book then you've kind of read them all for the most part and this definitely isn't the one to start with.
 

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last month or so

A Different Drummer by William Melville Kelley
Sabrina by Nick Drnaso
My Year Of Rest And Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

3 really different reads but thought they were all great
 

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If he's anything like my dad he'll love books about WWII and the nazis and all that. Also books about the troubles. Also crime books.

Maybe get him this

 

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How about the new IRA book? It's getting good reviews and it's by an American so you know it's better.

 

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Finished Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson - A superb read based on the life of Claude Cahun (born Lucy Schwob). A sweeping dramatic and romantic tale taking in 1920s art and culture in Paris to the rise of Nazism and the German invasion of France and beyond.

Today I am starting The Salt Path by Raynor Winn - A non fiction account of a couple who lost their home, just as the husband was diagnosed with a terminal illness, and who decided to leave everything behind and take a 630 mile walk from their home around the South West Coast of England.
 

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I've just started Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami - It's a while since I read anything by him. I'm a few chapters in and already I've got reservations!
 

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Lanny by Max Porter. Some really cool odd English folklore vibes wrapped up in a story about a kid (to be vague about the plot)

Loved it.
 

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I gave up on Murakami's Dance Dance Dance and started on Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse 5 instead. Much better.
 

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