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May reads 2018

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept by Elizabeth Smart (novel) Blurry. This book was just blurry for me. It’s like I could see that there was some beautiful writing, some raw and fully-felt emotion, but I couldn’t … Continue reading

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April reads 2018

Another month where I didn’t read much. I think this is going to be a theme over the next three years of my PhD. But, I did read something, which is better than nothing. A Pair of Silk Stockings by … Continue reading

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January reads 2018

January seemed to last about 7 years this year, so even though I was too ill to read for nearly two weeks of it I still got quite a bit of reading done. My PhD books probably aren’t very interesting … Continue reading

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Best books of 2017

At only 44 books (plus about 3 academic books), I read less this year than I have for a long time, but I’ve done so much outside book-life that I don’t really mind. For everyone, doing more of something has … Continue reading

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December reads 2017

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher (non-fiction) Most of this book is about Carrie Fisher’s affair with Harrison Ford during the filming of the first Star Wars film. The blurb suggests the book has more about her experience of the … Continue reading

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November reads 2017

I read most of this in the first couple of weeks of November and then my reading took a nose dive because I was just too tired in the evenings to do much more than Netflix & bed. I’ve got … Continue reading

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October reads 2017

I’m starting a PhD next month so I’ve got no idea how much non-academic stuff I’m going to get to read – I’ll either be reading less (because of reading so much PhD stuff), or reading more (to procrastinate from … Continue reading

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