George Orwell: 1984

1984 by George Orwell (classic, dystopian fiction) I don't like this book, because I don't like what it says about humanity. However, I did enjoy reading it, and I do think it's well-written. I think it's an important book, and a good one. I just don't like it. That's not quite an example of doublethink,... Continue Reading →

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Erin Morgenstern: The Night Circus

The Night Circus by Erin Mogenstern narrated by Jim Dale (fantasy) I really liked the second half of this book. The first half was nice set-up, but had very little impact on me other than being pretty imagery. I suspect I could have stopped in the first half of the book and not cared much... Continue Reading →

Connie Willis: Fire Watch

Fire Watch by Connie Willis (sci-fi short stories) As always with a short story compilation, there is variety among the stories and there's no promise that liking the author will mean you like all the short stories. (It's interesting, short stories have more variety in that respect than novels do. I suspect it's because it's... Continue Reading →

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