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July 02, 2015

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Steve Briggs

Thanks for your enjoyable posts.

No commute here in Grantsburg, WI (pop. 1237) except when I ride my bike three blocks to work. We are reading typical summer fare while in the hammock: Bill Bryson's "1927," Stephen King's "Mr. Mercedes" and its sequel "FindersKeepers."

Also read Jean Edward Smith's biography of Ulysses S.Grant. It seemed appropriate to read about our hamlet's namesake during our sesquicentennial year. Founded 1865, when Grant was national hero, at least up North.

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Books Read in 2020

  • Brian Dillon: Essayism: On Form, Feeling and Nonfiction (2017)
  • W.G. Sebald: The Emigrants (1992)
  • Carll Tucker: The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Finding America, Finding Myself (2008)
  • E.F. Schumacher: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered (1973)
  • Viet Thanh Nguyen : Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War (2016)
  • Graham Greene: The Ministry of Fear (1943)
  • Zadie Smith: Grand Union: Stories (2020)
  • Thomas Pynchon: Gravity's Rainbow (1973)
  • Steven Weisenberger: The Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Context for Pynchon's Novel (1983)
  • Paul Chaat Smith: Everything You Know About Indians Is Wrong (2010)
  • Graham Greene: The Third Man (1949) novella
  • Mark Harris: Bang the Drum Slowly (1956)
  • Susan Levenstein, MD: Dottoressa: An American Doctor in Rome (2019)
  • Sam Stephenson: Gene Smith's Sink: A Wide-Angle View (2017)
  • Andrew Roberts: Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941-1945 (2008)
  • Lawrence Ritter: The Glory of Their Times (1966)
  • Albert Camus: The Plague (1948)
  • Sam Lipsyte: The Ask: A Novel (2010)
  • Mark Greif: Against Everything: Essays (2016)
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