December, being the last month of the year, is functioning as my big fat book make-up month with heavy titles such as Infinite Jest (half-way through), A Man Without Qualities (too big?), and Against the Day (is Pynchon worth it?). But despite my dedication to the big ones, I’ll continue posting a daily reading suggestion that might be less daunting.
The November reading pool was, as usual, varied and generally intriguing for any dedicated reader. In November I read many of the suggested books from the previous two months and for the most part was very pleased and even enlightened. This told me that the daily reading suggestions are pretty good and a welcome source of new reading for future reading lists.
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Yes, this is the month I put up or shut up and at least dabble in a few of the books I have recently suggested for others to read. My selection process was simple: I went back through the last two months worth of suggestions and listed all the titles I found readily available to me either on my bookshelf or on my digital reading stack. Then I trimmed the list down to just twenty titles and they are now my November 2017 Reading Pool.
Some are fat, others are short, a little non-fiction as well as some very recent publications. All in all it looks like I will come out of the month with more fun and enlightenment than I probably deserve.
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