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Chris Blocker

Literary snobbery and other thoughts by Chris Blocker

Currently reading

Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia, 1992-1995
Joe Sacco, Christopher Hitchens
Katalin Street
Magda Szabó
Life on Mars
Jennifer Brown
The Family Under the Bridge
Natalie Savage Carlson

My 2017 To-Read Shortlist

These are ten of the titles I WILL, barring catastrophe, read in 2017. I make this yearly list to ensure I'm not completely distracted by all the shiny new books. This list is one way to make sure I read some books that I've been putting off.

 

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The Book of My Lives – Aleksandar Hemon

The Sirens of Titan – Kurt Vonnegut

Weeds – Edith Summers Kelley

Borderline – Mishell Baker

Demons – Fyodor Dostoevsky

Writing Down the Bones – Natalie Goldberg

All the Living – C.E. Morgan

Mama Day – Gloria Naylor

Union Dues – John Sayles

A People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn