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Fresh Off the Boat

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Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir by Eddie Huang Published: 2013 Narrated by: Eddie Huang Length: 07:55 (288 pages) I haven’t seen the sitcom of the same name that was created from this book, but I have seen clips of Eddie Huang’s show on Vice. I wasn’t sure if I liked him then, and now after reading this I’m still… Read more »

The Alchemist

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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Published: 1988 Translated by: Alan R. Clarke (from Portuguese in 1993) Length: 167 pages I’ve been hearing about this one for a long time now. At first I was excited to get to it, but as the years passed I started thinking it probably wasn’t for me. My girlfriend had a copy, though, and really… Read more »

Splutter in Senseless Sounds

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The last post was getting a bit full of quotes, so I thought I’d leave these two slightly longer excerpts to their own post. They were too good not to share. The first on his attitude towards work: It always does seem to me that I am doing more work than I should do. It is not that I object… Read more »

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

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Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome Published: 1889 Narrated by: Steven Crossley Series: Three Men Length: 06:44 (184 pages) I can’t remember where I heard about this, I think this time last year it was unknown to me, but I would like to extend an enthusiastic thank you to whoever brought this to my attention. I absolutely… Read more »


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She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard Published: 1887 Series: She #1 Narrated by: Peter Joyce Length: 12:15 (317 pages) I was under the false impression that this was the second Allan Quatermain novel, but it’s actually an entirely new set of characters. It’s a novel that does scratch that same itch, however, as it’s still a story… Read more »