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San Francisco, CA
Hometown: San Francisco

Member since:

July 19, 2013

What type of books do you like to read ?

Short story, gritty realism, magic realism, southern gothic, young adult, creative non-fiction, memoir, anything that relies on strong character development over being purely plot-driven.

Who is your favorite author(s) and why?

Tobias Wolff, Raymond Carver, Kazuo Ishiguro, for their strong prose and ability to convey a lot in a little.

Favorite book(s) and why?

The Comfort of Strangers, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, One Hundred Years of Solitude, The Sound and the Fury, The Remains of the Day, for the strong characters and the way moments were written to feel both deeply personal and specific to the characters and yet universally applicable to everyone across all of time.

What was the last book you read?

The Better Angels of Our Nature, Steven Pinker


I'm used to reading being a solitary thing, it might be nice to make it social.

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