Mastodon#books

Already did an #introduction -post, but then I was told that a good way to meet like-minded people is to add your interests as hashtags. So, here we go again:
I'm an #ace #queer #vegan who bakes #cakes for a living. I love #books and #cats and #astronomy. I'm a devoted #potterhead and proud #Ravenclaw.

Even in death, poet Mahmoud Darwish's words still live in on in quiet protest. bookw.it/qHPerX

#books #poetry #politics

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

I really wanted to like this book. Neal Stephenson has written some of the best stories I’ve ever read and I’ve read most of them two or three times. And how can I say I read 740 pages and didn’t enjoy the book? At least a little. But it just did not work for me. Maybe it was the witches and time travel. Maybe it was writing with a co-author (Nicole Galland). Continued...
smays.com/2017/06/dodo/

#books

@Bookwitty Hm. An article about expats that mentions nostalgia, but there's no recommendation for #Prague by #ArthurPhillips.

#books

#GifRequest #KingoftheHill #LostandFound #ilikebigbooksandicannotlie #books #writing #peggyhill #peggysworldofbooks

The King of the Hill gif I need: So sad I can’t find a gif from the King of the Hill episode PEGGY’S WORLD OF BOOKS.

The one where the guy asks her for the biggest book she has, then proceeds to cut out a chunk of the middle so he can fit his gun in.

That would just be amazing for my supernovel. Just sayin’.

PARADISO

José Lima's masterpiece is one of the most difficult #books I've ever read.

Prose is terse, dense, surreal and baroque. Like a river debating with a landslide about who will get to you first.

At the same time, it's compelling and completely rewarding. Lima's imagination creates a world of images out of words that will stay with me long after I'll finish the book.

"Let's play a game, to help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."

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Just finished The Handmaid's Tale. I am only reading books from female authors this year. Any you care to recommend?

#books #recommendations #request #feminism

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#contemporaryart #publishing #books #meditation #travel #walking #healthyliving

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#OpSec #Commons #Syndicalism #FreeSoftware #History #Books #SciFi #Psychology

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