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2019 Airing of Grievances: Least Favorite Books of the Year

24 Festive Tasks: Door 19 – Festivus, Task 1: The airing of grievances: Which are the five books you liked least this year – and why? Overall, 2019 was a phantastic reading year for me with decidedly more highs than lows.  Of the latter, my worst reading experiences were, in no particular order: Laura Restrepo, […]

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An Epitaph for Sam Kean’s “The Disappearing Spoon”

24 Festive Tasks: Door 1 – Día de los Muertos / All Saints’ Day, Task 3: Write an epitaph for the book you most disliked this year.     Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/1989403/24-festive-tasks-door-1-dia-de-los-muertos-all-saints-day-task-3

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Sam Kean: The Disappearing Spoon

DNF @ Chapter 4 I think it’s fair to say that if I prefer doing office admin chores and listening to a(n albeit truly fascinating) memoir about growing up in and getting out of North Korea to reading this book, that’s a pretty good indication I won’t be getting back to this. Chapter 4 started […]

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Nonfiction Science Book Club Reading List

You may have seen MbD’s posts on the new nonfiction book club and the suggestions for future reads floating down the dashboard in the last couple of days: There’s now a list containing all the books that have been suggested so far: http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/799/nonfiction-science-book-club-reading-list The discussion group is currently still named for the buddy read that […]

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