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"Many people need desperately to receive this message: 'I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.'" Kurt Vonnegut

shannon follows:
lisa events
art (favorite art exhibitions)
about me (pet peeves)
family (Dad James)
  • a horror book
  • a nonfiction book about science (sapiens), when breath becomes air, paul kalanithi
  • a collection of essays, Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit
  • a book out loud to someone else, All of the Cat & the Hat, Curious George, Madeline books to my kids (also Ping)
  • a middle grade book
  • a biography (not memoir or autobio)
  • a dystopian or post-apocalyptic, Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
  • a book published in the decade I was born (1970's)
  • an audible book that has won an audie
  • a book over 500 pages, 11/22/63, Stephen king
  • a book under 100 pages: We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • a book by or about a transgender person, The Argonauts, Maggie Nelson
  • a book set in the middle east, the morning they came for us, janine di giovanni
  • a book by someone from southeast asia
  • a book of historical fiction set before 1900 (His Bloody Project, To the Bright Edge of the World, The North Water or The Last painting of Sara De Vos)
  • a book that is first in a series by a person of color (Octavia Butler alert)
  • a non-superhero comic that debuted in the past 3 years. can't we talk about something more pleasant, roz chast
  • a book that was adapted into a movie. Then watch the movie. debate which was better; the orchid thief (book), adaptation (film). You cannot choose which was better. Not possible. They're both fantastic.
  • a nonfiction book about feminism or that deals with feminist themes, Shrill, Lindy West
  • a book about religion, lincoln in the bardo, george saunders
  • a book about politics, in my country or another (fiction or nonfiction), the morning they came for us, janine di giovanni
  • a food memoir, 32 yolks, eric ripert
  • a play
  • a book with a character that has a mental illness:Infinite Home, Kathleen Alcott
jan 20 2016 ∞
dec 17 2017 +