Tag: alcoholism

Jan 29

Book Review: The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins This is the second book I’ve read that’s been described as being similar to GONE GIRL, but this one actually comes pretty close. It starts with Rachel Watson, an unemployed alcoholic who is maintaining the illusion of a normal life by continuing to commute daily to London. …

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Jul 22

Book Review: Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë I was supposed to have read this in high school, and I read just enough of it at the time to go “boooooarrrring!!” and fake my way through the rest of the semester. So now that I’m an adult and more tolerant of difficult literature, I decided to give it …

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Apr 08

Book Review – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie This author was recommended to me by a reader I trust with the comment that he was way funnier reading his work than most stand-up comedians.  Half the books I “read” these days are audiobooks, so I went and got one. I thought this …

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