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Chris Blocker

Literary snobbery and other thoughts by Chris Blocker

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Elmet
Fiona Mozley
Broken April
Ismail Kadaré
Thrust: Poems
Heather Derr-Smith
The Family Under the Bridge
Natalie Savage Carlson
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Fiona Mozley
Ismail Kadaré
Heather Derr-Smith
Natalie Savage Carlson
January 2018
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DNF. Damn. This book started out so well. However, after only a few pages it seems to have turned into a version of Log f...
reviewed: Review: Writing Down the Bones
“You're a writer? Don't you just love Writing Down the Bones?”This is one of those books that people just assume you've read ...
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within - Julia Cameron, Natalie Goldberg
reviewed: Review: An Artist of the Floating World
Writing a review of a Kazuo Ishiguro book is like reading a Kazuo Ishiguro book: it's the same thing as the last time. What c...
An Artist of the Floating World - Kazuo Ishiguro
January 2018
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reviewed: Review: Borderline
I'm not into Fantasy. Nor do I go for investigative mysteries. And I generally don't care much for series. So it's probably a...
Borderline (The Arcadia Project) - Mishell Baker
January 2018
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BookLikes Reading Challenge: Chris Blocker wants to read 42 books in 2018.
Chris Blocker has read 3 book(s) out of 42 books in
2018 Reading Challenge
text: My 2018 Reading Plan
Every year, I like to set a few reading goals for myself: number of books, specific titles, and so forth. Because my whims ch...
The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories - Anthony Marra Not Without Laughter - Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou The Bone People - Keri Hulme Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight - Margaret Lazarus Dean The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration - Isabel Wilkerson This Side of Brightness - Colum McCann The Grass is Singing - Doris Lessing Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman - Cathy Wilkerson The Sky Unwashed - Irene Zabytko Hiroshima Nagasaki: The Real Story of the Atomic Bombings and Their Aftermath - Paul Ham
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Hey there! I hope everyone had a fantastic start into 2018! I always like to take the first days of January to look back an...
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