Mining the Depths

I'll read almost anything and love what captures my imagination. Best of all is responding to books in the larger cultural sense, loving or loathsome. Literature should have a place in the wider world.

 

And I'm another GoodReads refugee. 

Today
August
19
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Brandon Sanderson
currently reading
Brandon Sanderson
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Daniel Abraham, Robert Redick, Saladin Ahmed, K.J. Parker, Scott Lynch, Elizabeth Bear, Ysabeau S. Wilce, Ellen Klages, Jonathan Strahan, Jeffrey Ford, Trudi Canavan, Glen Cook, Ellen Kushner, Kate Elliott
Leonard Wolf, Bram Stoker
Christopher Prendergast, Mark Treharne, Marcel Proust
Robin Hobb
Petr Beckmann
Ivan Doig
2015
29
updated shelf
2015
24
text:
I haven't read this since high school! I so need to find this again. Thank goodness for the amazon list it was on, or I never...
Let's Get Criminal - Lev Raphael
2014
24
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I'll probably be reading/writing through some parts of today, but I won't have any updates until tomorrow since I'm going to ...
2014
21
text: Reading progress update: I've read 325 out of 781 pages.
Well, the second part wasn't as annoying as the first, mostly because it was a lot more plotty. Elend was no less lame, and I...
The Well of Ascension - Brandon Sanderson
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Apparently, Rowling released a new short story detailing what's been going on in with the members of Dumbledore's Army for th...
2014
19
text: All the things I don't remember
It must be at least a year, probably two, since I read the first Mistborn novel, which I enjoyed enough to buy the trilogy in...
The Well of Ascension - Brandon Sanderson
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2014
16
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I heard in a recent interview with one of the writers of the movie Noah explained that they cast all white males because they...
2014
15
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2014
19
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[Read an update to this story here.] I'm really surprised that there isn't more discussion or coverage of this issue, espec...
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And by those conversations, I mean I'm not sure how long of a discussion it's going to be in this post, but I hope it proves ...

Currently reading

The Well of Ascension
Brandon Sanderson
Progress: 325/781 pages
Steelheart
Brandon Sanderson
Progress: 26 %
Fearsome Journeys: The New Solaris Book of Fantasy
Daniel Abraham, Robert Redick, Saladin Ahmed, K.J. Parker, Scott Lynch, Elizabeth Bear, Ysabeau S. Wilce, Ellen Klages, Jonathan Strahan, Jeffrey Ford, Trudi Canavan, Glen Cook, Ellen Kushner, Kate Elliott
Progress: 57/395 pages
Dracula
Leonard Wolf, Bram Stoker
The Guermantes Way
Christopher Prendergast, Mark Treharne, Marcel Proust
The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Phillip Lopate
Mad Ship
Robin Hobb
Pitch Like A Girl: How A Woman Can Be Herself And Still Succeed
Ronna Lichtenberg
A History of Pi
Petr Beckmann
English Creek
Ivan Doig