To Read is to Write
Every writer must be a reader. I’m a bookworm.
Here’s an ever changing list of my favorites:
- Skinny Legs and All – by Tom Robbins
- Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates – by Tom Robbins
- Jitterbug Perfume – by Tom Robbins
- Mosquito Coast – by Paul Theroux
- How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia – by Mohsin Hamid – Step by step, how to do it. A fine work of fiction.
- The Things They Carried – by Tim O’Brien
- Rabbit, Run – by John Updike
- A Fraction of the Whole – by Steve Toltz
- The Social Animal – by David Brooks
- Falling Off The Map – by Pico Iyer
- Art Of Attention – Elena Brower and Erica Jago
- Love In The Time of Cholera – by Gabriel Garcia Marquez – This is what magical realism means.
- Lights Out In Wonderland – by DBC Pierre – Weird and brainy, explicit and exceptional fiction.
- The Remains Of The Day – by Kazuo Ishiguro – Sincere portrayal of manners and tradition; how they endure and become irrelevant over time.
- On Such a Full Sea – by Chang-Rae Lee
- The Orphan Master’s Son – by Adam Johnson – Storytelling brilliance told in a bold North Korean narrative.
- Howl – by Alan Ginsberg – An epic poem, love-it-or-hate-it, I love it.
- Songs of the Doomed – by Hunter S. Thompson
- Writing Down the Bones – by Natalie Goldberg – Writing is composting.
- The Sellout – by Paul Beatty
- Between The World and Me – by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Tribe – by Sebastian Junger – Eloquent proof that “we” comes before “me.”
Other Stuff I Write
Reaching out to writers, bloggers and webmasters within my spheres of interest continues to offer me invaluable experience and notoriety as a contributor of content and creative writing.
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Digital Marketing & Business
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