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I started Coronado: Stories by Dennis LeHane and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist by.... I forget who. The first one has been pretty good so far. I really enjoy short stories and it's nice to read some that are not written by King. The second one is.. well, a guilty pleasure movie that I actually kinda dig. Thought I'd see how the book was. The writing style has been pretty awful. But it's short, so I'll stick with it. I plan to make up for this nonsense by reading my first Hemingway novel next. Haha.


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Can you really learn much about martial arts by merely reading a book about it?

What do you think?
History and such, but the few times I tried from a book, when I finally had a teacher I had to unlearn what I was doing wrong.


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I'm rereading "Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman" which is a magical book.


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I just finished The Office: An Oral History. I really enjoyed it. Took me a bit to get used to the style it was written in but after that I was hooked. It was cool to get a peek behind the curtain of that show. Interesting to hear what happened at the end of season 7, what happened during season 8 and why we didn't get a 10th season. It also made me dislike the actress that played Jan. I can't figure out why she was so full of herself? Haha. But if you like The Office, I'd recommend this book for sure.

And now I am starting If It Bleeds. It's been awhile since I've read any fiction, but King hasn't let me down all that often, so I am confident I'll enjoy it.
I’m reading that now. I really like it. It gives a lot of behind the scenes stuff. I recommend it.

I’ve tried listening to “the Office Women” podcast. It’s too much of them rambling about nothing that I just can’t listen. I liked the behind the scenes stuff when they finally got to it, but it’s not worth listening to in my opinion.


Finished Coronado: Stories. Out of the 5 short stories, 2 of them were excellent. I enjoyed 'Running Out of Dog'. 'Until Gwen' was the best. The middle three were fine, but I won't ever read them again or even remember them in a few weeks. I'll probably stick with King for my short stories from here on out.

Finished Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist. Yeah, pretty much what I expected. The movie is quite a bit better. And that's saying something. Haha.

Finished Slaughterhouse-Five. My first Vonnegut novel. I was hooked by the third chapter. The story was a lot of fun and I enjoyed the writing style. My friend recommended reading Cat's Cradle next, saying that is her favorite of his.

About halfway through Animal Farm now. It's good, but definitely a step back from Slaughterhouse-Five. But it's short, so I'll be able to move onto the next book soon.