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Lost in the City by Edward P. Jones read: 2015 Pen/Hemingway Award When I wrote about The Known World, I mentioned Edward P. Jones' all-seeing narrative voice, free of judgment. That voice is almost frustratingly present in L...
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The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood read: 2015 Time 100 Novels, Guardian 1000 Novels There's not really a plot to The Berlin Stories, which is a series of short semi-autobiographical tales set in Berlin in the 1930's:...
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Under the Volcano by Anthony Burgess read: 2015 Time 100 Novels, Modern Library #65, Guardian 1000 Novels I've wanted to read A Clockwork Orange since college, or maybe even since high school, and in hindsight I probably shou...
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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood read: 2014 MaddAddam Series, Book Three There's a metatextual element to MaddAddam, where the story itself is being written as a conscious part of the story. Toby journals her experiences, even th...
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The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood read: 2014 MaddAddam Series, Book Two I enjoyed The Year of the Flood less than the other Atwood books I've read. I'm having a hard time understanding whether Atwood (or her narrative ...
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Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra read: 2015 Eisner Award I finally finished reading Y: The Last Man after a break of several years. Vaughan created a post-apocalyptic world where all man save one have been k...
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Three Paradoxes by Paul Hornschemeier read: 2015 Guardian 1000 Novels My introduction to Paul Hornschemeier is through the Comedy Bang Bang title credits and accordingly I expected a humorous air to Three Paradoxes. It does h...
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Possession by A.S. Byatt read: 2015 Time 100 Novels, Guardian 1000 Novels, Man Booker Prize Possession is full of layers of metafiction. The text is mostly present-day narrative, but also contains letters, diary entries, an...
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The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie read: 2014 Guardian 1000 Novels While The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a prototypical mystery novel, The Secret Adversary is really a spy story, with Bond-esque stakes involved. If am...
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The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie read: 2014 Guardian 1000 Novels The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Agatha Christie's first novel, but I was surprised to see how much of the mystery novel template was alre...
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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout read: 2014 Pulitzer Prize I'd say Olive Kitteridge is most similar to Winesburg, Ohio, of the books I've read. Both are collections of short stories that have some common settings and char...
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    Computer Science, 1998 - 2002
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    Quality Control, 2002 - present
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