I’m struggling to decide which book I should read next. Who’s got some good ideas?
@mattmcmanus depends on what you're into but lately I very much enjoyed "The Language of Cities" and George Pelecanos' "Soul Circus"
The order of time is fucking me up
@markb This one? https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41150906-the-order-of-time?from_search=true. I tried to pick up Being and Time by Heidegger but I put it down. I'll try again when I don't have a 6 and 2 year old!
That's the one!!!
@mattmcmanus Parameters? Fiction, nonfiction, fun, weird, etc?
@mattmcmanus I love that this is on your site! I was just saying to a colleague that I need to re-read Brothers K at some point. Read it in HS but had an old, not-great translation. Recently enjoyed American War by Omar El Akkad and Fledgling by Octavia Butler. I read a whole bunch of books concurrently, but today I’m working on We Need to Talk by Celeste Headlee and The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Healthcare edited by Zena Sharman.
@brianalmorgan thanks! It’s been fun to play around with the design and try the write on a more regular basis.
I’ve had Liliths Brood queued up by Butler for a long time at the recommendation of a friend.
@mattmcmanus what genre/mood are you looking for?
@mattmcmanus my nonfiction runs political which not everyone can deal with in our current situation, but it looks like yours does too so, I enjoyed Give Us the Ballot by Ari Berman, which is a history of voting rights in America
For Sci Fi, I haven’t read the whole Poseidon’s Children series (it starts with Blue Remembered Planet) but what I have read was a solidly written space opera with engaging characters
Also if you haven’t picked up Terry Pratchett’s diskworld series, do so
@Satsuma awesome. Thanks for the tips!
Check out my GoodReads for some ideas. But here are a few I liked somewhat recently: Hitchhiker's Guide, Ready Player One, Unbroken, Annihilation
@cdevroe I bought unbroken a while ago and haven't picked it up yet. That's a good thought.
What sort of books do you like?
@mattmcmanus Well I just got done reading the Lady Astronaut series from Mary Robinette Kowal. Very good alternate history pair of books.
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