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5 Articles I’m Reading

Broadly looks at that time mystery queen Agatha Christie disappeared for eleven days, like something out of one of her novels.

At the Paris Review, What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?

Like reading about music? Pitchfork has great recommendations of music books released this year.

Lit Hub looks at rape culture in crime fiction.

This is just fun: how eleven writers organized their libraries.

4 Shows/Movies I’m Watching


Blade Runner

The Punisher


3 New to Me Books

Tell Me Everything You Don’t Remember by Christine Hyung-Oak Lee (available here from Book Depository)

The Strays by Emily Bitto (available here from Book Depository)

The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn (available January 2, 2018 from William Morrow)

2 Books I’m Currently Reading

Wild Seed by Octavia Butler (available here from Book Depository)

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers Who Helped Win World War II by Liza Mundy (available here from Book Depository)

1 Quote

“In my years, I have seen must be their own gods and make their own good fortune. The bad will come or not come anyway.”

Octavia Butler, Wild Seed

That’s all for this week! What are you reading and watching?

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