Tag Archives: Hopeful Monsters

Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve added to this list. I still want to do a Non-Fiction one, eventually, but … you know … time permitting. Some authors are represented multiple times here. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. Don’t read … Continue reading

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Hopeful Monsters of Rock

This is Metallica, performing “Enter Sandman”, at the Monsters of Rock concert in Moscow, 1991. Moscow, 1991. A meaningful date. One of the things that has always struck me about this particular clip, one of the most exhilarating things I … Continue reading

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Book Questionnaire Full of Shame, Loathing and Lying

I can’t remember where I initially found this questionnaire, but in re-doing my Categories I found the questions saved in Drafts. I had obviously seen them somewhere, and wanted to answer them eventually. Thought I’d bring it out now. Haven’t … Continue reading

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7 Weird Reading Facts

Got this from ricki. 1. I am very sensitive to typeface. I will NOT read a book if I find the typeface grating or unfriendly. I have bad eyes, too, so a good typeface is important. Penguin Classics USED to … Continue reading

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Book Questions:

I got this from my good friend Ted . Naturally I had to go overboard and provide links (to my own blog), and I can never ever answer a question with only one choice. I refuse. What was the last … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: This will be my fourth excerpt from Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley. First excerpt Second excerpt Third excerpt Max takes over the narrative in Chapter 4. He and Eleanor have met, and then he went … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: This will be my third excerpt from Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley. First excerpt Second excerpt It’s been a couple years since I’ve read Hopeful Monsters and I’m really enjoying leafing through the book, reminding … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

Second excerpt from Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley. My first excerpt, and my post about the book itself and what it means to me is here. It’s difficult to talk about the book (although I did manage to post 17,000 … Continue reading

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The Books: “Hopeful Monsters” (Nicholas Mosley)

I emailed Ted this morning, because it was time to pick up Hopeful Monsters, by Nicholas Mosley, for my Daily Book Excerpt – and this was the next book on my adult fiction shelves and I was freaked out. Ted … Continue reading

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Book Questionnaire

I got this from my good friend Ted. What are you reading right now? Bleak House by Charles Dickens. It is making me laugh out loud. Do you have any idea what you’ll read when you’re done with that? I’m … Continue reading

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