Category: art & literature

Books I’ve Read in 2014

Total Pages Read: 7,295
Shortest Book: 144 pages
Longest Book: 514 pages
Fiction: 16
Non-Fiction: 3
Cookbook: 4

Last Book Read:
23. The Son by Jo Nesbø. A young man is in prison for crimes he didn’t commit in exchange for a steady supply of heroin. When he learns some new details of his father’s death, he becomes the center of a web of corruption and vengeance. 386 pages. (Finished 25 Nov 14).

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Niia – Body (& a few more songs)

Her debut EP comes out Oct 28.

She also has done a bunch of Bond song covers:

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Busy Signal – Well Prepared (Lorde – Royals Refix)

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Coming soon…Airwaves

From Ray LaMontagne’s upcoming album Supernova. I dig.

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Take Me To Church

I’ve been digging this new artist out of Ireland.

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Cavalier

When the horns drop in…its just magical.

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Books I’ve Read in 2013

Total Pages Read: 10,701
Shortest Book: 128 pages
Longest Book: 940 pages
Fiction: 13
Non-Fiction: 8
Cookbook: 9

Last Book Read:
31. Police by Jo Nesbø. Someone is killing police in and around Oslo at the site of their unsolved murders, but this time Detective Harry Hole isn’t around to help as he’s no longer a part of the police force. 436 pages. (Finished 29 Dec 13).

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This Is How You Lose Her

epigraph from This Is How You Lose Her

the epigraph from Junot Díaz’s novel This Is How You Lose Her.
From the poem “One Last Poem for Richard” by Sandra Cisneros
(reblogged from booksmatter)

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Books I’ve Read in 2012

Total Pages Read: 12,271
Shortest Book: 96 pages
Longest Book: 576 pages
Fiction: 27
Non-Fiction: 6
Poetry: 3
Cookbook: 7

Last Book Read:
43.  Jagannath by Karin Tidbeck.  A collection of short stories from the Swedish writer translated by herself.  From the dark fantastical world that comes from living in rural northern Sweden.  142 pages.  (Finished 27 Dec 12).

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Three Things To Remember

As long as you’re dancing, you can
     break the rules.
Sometimes breaking the rules is just
     extending the rules.

Sometimes there are no rules.

— Mary Oliver

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