> The Things You Can Read: It's Monday What Are You Reading?: August 26, 2013

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Monday, August 26, 2013

It's Monday What Are You Reading?: August 26, 2013

I just finished reading Traveling Sprinkler: A Novel by Nicholson Baker.  My review will post tomorrow, Tuesday, August 27, 2013.

"Roz called to ask me what I wanted for my fifty-fifth birthday. One of her many good qualities is that she remembers people's birthdays." Traveling Sprinkler: A Novel by Nicholson Baker

Summary Courtesy of Goodreads:
A new novel by bestselling author Nicholson Baker reintroduces feckless but hopeful hero Paul Chowder, whose struggle to get his life together is reflected in his steadfast desire to write a pop song, or a protest song, or both at once.

I am STILL currently reading:

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent


Stoner by John Edward Williams

(I don't know why it's taking me so long to finish these two. Each one is good and the writing is excellent.)

Recently finished listening to...

Joyland by Stephen King


But have not posted a review yet.  What are you reading?  Let us know here at The Things You Can Read.

Happy reading to all! ☮

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  1. I haven't heard of any of these but I am glad you enjoyed/are enjoying them. Come see my Monday Report if you get a chance. Have a great week!

  2. Burial Rites and Joyland are on my wishlist but don't have them yet. Glad you enjoyed your week of reading. Thanks for sharing your take on the books.

  3. Now that you've mentioned Burial Rites, I want to take my copy out and start reading! :-) Last night I started reading Ungifted by Scott Barry Kaufman. I'm hoping to finish that in a few days since it's due soon. I hope you have a good week.

  4. I am interested to see what you think of Joyland. I hear that it is quite different than King's other work.
    What I'm Reading...

  5. Looking forward to what you think about Burial Rites.

    Love the photo of the lone woman. I don't know who it is, though. :)

    Have a great week.

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