Sunday, January 23, 2011

11/64: Travels in the Scriptorium

Cover of Cover of Travels in the Scriptorium: A NovelTravels in the Scriptorium by Paul Auster, 1/5 Stars
Entertained Me: Low, Made Me Think: Low
Even for a novella, it's a lot of words leading up to one thing: the characters that we create forever remain locked in their rooms until we decide we want to play with them again. I suppose, if I must stretch my thinking, I can draw an analogy to how people--far too many people these days--do the same by refusing to explore that door to see whether it's locked, or not. Maybe if they turned off the TV and read more...

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Book #07 = The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson, 5/5 Stars
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Book #04 = The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav, 1/5 Stars
Book #03 = The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, 5/5 Stars
Book #02 = The Zen of Social Media Marketing by Shama Kabani, 2/5 Stars
Book #01 = Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky, 3/5 Stars

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