What Are You Reading In 2018?

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    Leave for 10 days on the lakeshore in Michigan next week. Here's what I'm bringing with me:

    Vacationland - John Hodgman
    The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer - David Goldblatt
    Washington, A Life - Ron Chernow
    Walkaway - Cory Doctorow
    Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
    The Circle - Dave Eggers
    Gods and Generals - Jeff Shaara
    Natchez Burning - Greg Iles
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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    Leave for 10 days on the lakeshore in Michigan next week. Here's what I'm bringing with me:

    Vacationland - John Hodgman
    The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer - David Goldblatt
    Washington, A Life - Ron Chernow
    Walkaway - Cory Doctorow
    Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
    The Circle - Dave Eggers
    Gods and Generals - Jeff Shaara
    Natchez Burning - Greg Iles
    Ron Chernow is one my favorite biographers. "Washington a Life", "Alexander Hamiton", and "Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr." are all fantastic. Because of these, I plan on getting "Grant" sometime this year.

    I saw the movie, "The Circle", and found it intriguing. My experience tells me the book would be much better. I have to get it.

    FWIW, "Gone Girl" is the only movie I've ever liked better than the book from which it was made. Man what a ponderous book that was. I do not like Gillian Flynn's style of writing at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Getslow View Post
    Leave for 10 days on the lakeshore in Michigan next week. Here's what I'm bringing with me:

    Vacationland - John Hodgman
    The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer - David Goldblatt
    Washington, A Life - Ron Chernow
    Walkaway - Cory Doctorow
    Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
    The Circle - Dave Eggers
    Gods and Generals - Jeff Shaara
    Natchez Burning - Greg Iles
    Ball is Round is great but super in depth. I'm currently reading a book by Goldblatt on the Olympics. I really like his writing.

    Side note, I feel like I've either read or want to read everything you post!

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