What are you reading right now?

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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Astrogirl » Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:05 pm

I've also not read a book, not even continued or started one, in over 2 years.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Apocalyptus » Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:02 am

I've read a lot of comic books, a lot of articles, and some books this year which I am pretty glad to have been able to have done considering I've been writing a thesis the whole time.

I'm about to start The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen, which I have heard a lot of good things about.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Astrogirl » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:33 pm

Even the two comic books I started reading during my pregnancy I didn't finish and my daughter is 20 months old now.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Felstaff » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:22 am

I'm reading Half of a Yellow Sun. I'm doing a chronological Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie marathon, so I started with Purple Hibiscus, which was fascinating and relatable. Ho'aYS is so much more epic in scope, but much like The Casual Vacancy, I quickly got lost in the mire of characters. Richard's the white guy, that's easy enough, and Kainene's strong-headed/ugliness is distinctive, but aunties and uncles and neighbours start to get mixed up in my mind, especially if I go a week or two without reading. Amalas and Arizes and Anulikas get me in a mental muddle. Also it jumps between before the Biafran War and after it, and I must have missed the bit where it informed me of that, so I had to jump back a few times to recall which decade we're currently in.

I've listened to CNA on a few TED talks, and as such I read HoaYS in her voice; one of the few books where the voice in my head is not my own. Now I'm thinking 'what is the usual voice in my mind?' and I don't think it has any connexion to (my perception of) my own voice, nor any sort of tone or personality. Perhaps that's a reflection of me.

But anyway, cracking storytelling.
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Re: What are you reading right now?

Postby Astrogirl » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:30 pm

I thought you read stuff in the voice/accent you imagine with people.
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