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Yesterday @ohBananaJoe was kind enough to invite me to literal.club. Today is my turn. I have 3 invites available. If you’re looking for one, feel free to ask…


Currently reading: Out: A Thriller by Natsuo Kirino πŸ“š

New one. So far, good…

Finished reading: Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka πŸ“š

Long time since I’ve read one that I couldn’t put down.

Gave up on the last one, and started this right after the vaccine shot.

Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka.

Sample here.

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Page 1, here we go.

Currently reading: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi πŸ“š

Currently reading: On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey by Paul Theroux πŸ“š

Thanks to recommendations from Micro.blog members, I’m now juggling two books: Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow and Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin πŸ“š

On a brighter note, now reading Ivan Ramen, thanks to a great recommendation from @helgeg.

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Next up: Unnatural selection by Mara Hvistendahl πŸ“š

Currently reading: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah πŸ“š

Testing the new book search.
Great work, @manton, seems to be working just fine

movieStar also got a present today, ‘Nico’, the amazing book from Studio Nozes.

It’s a delicious book written and drawn by Maria Walnut, when she became a mom and couldn’t sleep.


Also nice inside. Look what I found, classic!

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More reading, less talking. Please.

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Book Recommendation, Day07

A photography book, I had to pick one.

William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008 by William Eggleston

The meaning of pictures, he insists, defies description. “Their meaning is looking right at you, in the print or slide.”

VanityFair William Eggleston’s Democratic Camera

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


Book Recommendation, Day06

Gweilo: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood by Martin Booth

Love Hong Kong, loved the book.

The Telegraph Opium dens and colonial swells

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


Book Recommendation, Day05

The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy Through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Clifford Stoll

The first book about hacking I remember, and have gone back to it another couple of times. If the subject interests you, this is THE classic you should read. All others came after this one.

NewScientist: A spy in the machine

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


Book Recommendation, Day04

Another Day Of Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski

I read the book in a day, couldn’t put it down. Amazing reporting, from a place that means a lot to a lot of people in my country. Great to see a foreigner’s point of view, and amazing reporting.

RalphMag: Another Day Of Life

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


Book Recommendation, Day03

Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

The Guardian review: Escoffier on speed

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


Book Recommendation, Day02

It’s close to noon around here, let’s do this.
Really enjoyed this one, couldn’t put it down. A new way to look at the States.

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr

The NYT review: How to Hide an Empire’ Shines Light on America’s Expansionist Side

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


Book Recommendation, Day01

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

The Guardian review – the whistleblower’s memoir

For the Micro Challenge Sprints.


As I’m looking at another sleepless night, I might as well jump right into this one again.

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