Reading Report, March 2024

Books Acquired:
You Glow in the Dark, Liliana Colanzi

Progress Made:
Great Jones Street, Don DeLillo
Lou Reed: The King of New York, Will Hermes
Loaded, Dylan Jones

Books Finished:
With Friends Like These…, Alan Dean Foster
Who Needs Enemies?, Alan Dean Foster
Klara and the Sun, Kazuo Ishiguro
Welcome to the Monkey House, Kurt Vonnegut

Props to friend of the blog Delano, who reminded me that I’d yet to finish Klara and the Sun. That was low-hanging fruit, and the ending was good — bittersweet, but not nearly as sad as Ishiguro had hinted it might be.

Welcome to the Monkey House was pure joy, the kind of book where you have to remind yourself to slow down and savor it. One day at a cafe I read three stories in a row and felt like an absolute glutton. Finishing it completes my dive into Vonnegut’s short fiction, so I think Mother Night is next.

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