Atomic Books Rocks!

What is the perfect rock book? Is there a perfect rock book? Can such a thing even exist?

The 2021 theme for the Atomic Books Reading Club is Rockers. For many people, what they’ve missed the most during the pandemic is live music, communing with artists, EVH. What better way to remind ourselves about the meaning of music and the arts in our lives than reading about it and talking about it?

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Last Chance To Remember 2020

As the shit-show wound down I continued reading and even had time to suggest a few titles that intrigued me.

I noticed that despite suggesting about 30 new titles each month I tend to read only about twenty percent in the short term. Although, who knows what I might discover if I went back to 2011 or whenever I started making daily recommendations? But let’s not forget that my selections are for titles I hear or read about, not necessarily titles I have access to. Let’s face it, books cost money and I often have to make the difficult choice between a new book (digital) and calling Door Dash to get my sashimi delivered fresh.

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New Reading For 2021

Yeah, it’s new since I haven’t read any of the listed titles yet, but it’s actually the same old reading that covered so much of my time over the last year. Although I am very appreciative of the opportunity to make such a splash in my reading pool, it’s a sad commentary about how awful and how tedious 2020 actually was. Will 2021 be a less frightening year? Will I wear out my trusty iPad? Will the sky still occasionally be sunny and blue?

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