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Reading Old Books and Other Extreme Sports

I read lots

Currently reading

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Lionel Shriver
Everything Is Illuminated
Jonathan Safran Foer
The Poisonwood Bible
Barbara Kingsolver
Infinite Jest
David Foster Wallace
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Robin Buss
Progress: 75 %

It's Kind of a Funny Story

It's Kind of a Funny Story - Ned Vizzini Yeoooowch. Pretty painful to read. Most accurate description of depression. Ever. Tentacles and anchors. Cycling and shifting. Accurate accurate accurate. The only time I didn't absolutely identify with the mc was when he was rejoicing over getting to feel up girls, and considering I'm not a sixteen year old boy, that's quite a literary achievement. I particularly loved that his bp was always 120/80 - and what that says about "perfection".