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The life and times of Patrick Burleson

Category Archives: Reading

The Joy of Books

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What an amazingly crafted video. (via Jim Dovey)

I got a Kindle: Or, how I started reading novels again

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I’ve always been a reader. I started reading when I was around 3 or 4. I really picked up the pace in high school. I read all my assigned reading, plus most of what Michael Crichton and Stephen King had written up till that point. As an adult, that started slowing down as work, school […]

Very Short Story

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I just read my first Hemmingway story: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” That’s it. 6 words. So many emotions at once. There’s a Wired piece where they got other authors to attempt to tell a story in 6 words. It’s pretty good. via Will

Harry Potter

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For the first time in my life, I have read a book straight through without taking a break for silly things like sleeping ( Maggie was up with me, no idea if that’s happened to her before ). Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows is well worth the wait and all the reading leading up to […]

“The Bourne Identity” by Robert Ludlum

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When Andy was up in October, he was in the middle of reading the Bourne series by Robert Ludlum. I really, really, liked the movies and I asked him how the books where. And his response was “They kick the sh*t out of the movies”. Needless to say, I was intrigued. I was in the […]

“Angels & Demons” by Dan Brown

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This is the start of a series of entries about books I’ve recently read. I hope to add links to these books to the right and also a section detailing what I am currently reading (at least one person I know was intersted in that tidbit of info). I picked up “Angels & Demons” because […]