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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Bungalow Mystery
P.M. Carlson, Russell H. Tandy, Carolyn Keene
The Remains of the Day
Kazuo Ishiguro, Simon Prebble
Duel of Eagles: The Mexican and U.S. Fight for the Alamo
Jeff Long
Progress: 11/431 pages
The Secret of Shadow Ranch
Carolyn Keene
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 13 %

He Ain't No Bum - Update: I've read 127 out of 142 pages.

He Ain't No Bum - O.A. Phillips, Ray Buck

“On the other hand, Pastorini not only appeared anxious to meet the press but he succeeded in looking better than  anyone in the room that morning. That was a small feat, perhaps, since his fur coat and baby blue cowboy hat with oversized peacock feathers were simply no match for a room filled with balding heads, cardigan sweaters, and polyester knit pants.”


Ah, the 70’s. Who misses ‘em?


Previous updates here.