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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

FILMS (hollis movie club)
music (punk crushes)
  • A book published posthumously, I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Michelle McNamara
  • True crime, People Who Eat Darkness, Richard Lloyd Parry
  • A classic of genre fiction (western, sci fi, romance, mystery), Time Was, Ian McDonald
  • A comic written and illustrated by the same person, The Strange, Jerome Ruillier
  • A book set in or about one of the 5 BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa), Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
  • A book about nature, Pure Land, Annette McGivney
  • A western
  • A comic written or illustrated by a POC, the best we could do, thi bui
  • A book of colonial or postcolonial lit, the best we could do, thi bui
  • A romance novel by or about a POC
  • A children's classic written before 1980
  • A celebrity memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, Carrie Brownstein
  • An Oprah Book Club selection, Love Warrior Glennon Doyle
  • A book of social science, political tribes, amy chua
  • A one-sitting book, political tribes, amy chua
  • The first book in a new-to-you YA or Middle School series, The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan
  • A sci fi novel with a female protagonist and a female author, the age of miracles, karen thompson walker
  • A comic that isn't published by Marvel, DC or Image, My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Emil Ferris
  • A book of genre fiction in translation, the emissary, Yoko Tawada
  • A book with a cover you hate, essays on love, alain de botton
  • A mystery by a POC or LGBTQ+ author
  • An essay anthology, Best American Essays, 2017
  • A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60, the 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • An assigned book you hated or never finished
dec 26 2017 ∞
may 26 2020 +