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Chris Blocker

Literary snobbery and other thoughts by Chris Blocker

Currently reading

Visible Empire
Hannah Pittard
The Deptford Trilogy
Robertson Davies
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