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Top 50 Books to Read Next List

This is my reading list. What I’ve read, what I’m reading, what I’m going to read next. It’s mostly literary fiction, but I’ll mix in the occasional bio or historical whatever. I’m not adverse to reading books written by white American men, but I’ll also read female authors. I’ll do it. Check out the list. I don’t care what anyone says. I’ll even read a book written by a non-white, non-American, just to keep those comparative lit snobs off my back. As an English major, I feel that it my sworn duty to at least attempt to be well read. Continue reading

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My Review | The Black Count

This book, Pulitzer Prize winner for Biography in 2013, tells the story of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, a French General, who served as the inspiration for The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, both written by his son, Alexander Dumas. This is an unbelievable life story. Continue reading

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