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TagsFiction (559), US Fiction (184), British Fiction (174), History (156), Philosophy (73), Religion (52), Christianity (42), Biography (41), Russian Fiction (36), Short Stories (35) — see all tags

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About my libraryCurrently reading:
Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Inwood

Recent reads:
Logical Chess: Move by Move by Irving Chernev
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The End of Time: Faith and Fear in the Shadow of the Millennium by Damian Thompson
A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Highly recommended in 2015:
The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom by John Gray
Main Currents of Marxism volume 1: The Founders by Leszek Kolakowski

Highly recommended in 2014:
A Death in the Family: My Struggle Book 1 by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli
Red Love: The Story of an East German Family by Maxim Leo
The Years of Lyndon Johnson Volume 2: Means of Ascent by Robert A. Caro
Ulysses by James Joyce
The Captive Mind by Czeslaw Milosz
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Is God Happy?: Selected Essays by Leszek Kolakowski
State of Emergency: The Way We Were, Britain 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

GroupsBeautiful Game, William Faulkner and his Literary Kin

Favorite authorsKaren Armstrong, J. G. Ballard, Tadeusz Borowski, Anthony Burgess, Robert A. Caro, Joseph Conrad, Charles Dickens, Philip K. Dick, E. L. Doctorow, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Umberto Eco, William Faulkner, John Gray, Graham Greene, Thomas Hardy, Hergé, Michel Houellebecq, James Joyce, Karl Ove Knausgård, Mario Vargas Llosa, Sándor Márai, W. Somerset Maugham, Cormac McCarthy, Ian McEwan, Herta Müller, Vladimir Nabokov, Flannery O'Connor, Karl Popper, Marcel Proust, Joseph Roth, Philip Roth, Victor Serge, William Shakespeare, John Steinbeck, Donna Tartt, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, Lao Tzu, John Updike, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Evelyn Waugh, Richard Yates (Shared favorites)

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