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John Lyly was an English writer, poet, dramatist, and courtier, best known during his lifetime for his books Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit and Euphues and His England, and perhaps best remembered now for his plays.
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Susanna Clarke - 2020-09-15
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality.Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within ...
John Lilly
Just finished Piranesi, by Susanna Clarke - amazing book, lots to think about that will stay with me.      source
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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
4/7 (Harry Potter 4)
J. K. Rowling - 2017-01-01 (first published in 2000)
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When the Quidditch World Cup is disrupted by Voldemort’s rampaging supporters and the terrifying Dark Mark appears against the night sky, it is obvious to Harry Potter that, far from weakening, Voldemort is getting stronger. Back at Hogwarts for the fourth year Harry is astonished to be chosen to represent the school in the Triwizard Tournament. Th...
John Lilly
Currently reading Harry Potter #4 to the 8 year old. My favorite of the books. Kind of magical to be able to share with someone for the first time.      source
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Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory
Raphael Bob-Waksberg - 2019-06-11
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A fabulously off-beat collection of short stories about love--the best and worst thing in the universe.In "A Most Blessed and Auspicious Occasion," a young couple planning a wedding is forced to deal with interfering relatives dictating the appropriate number of ritual goat sacrifices. "Missed Connection--m4w" is the tragicomic tale of a pair of lo...
John Lilly
@shl Raphael’s new book is great too      source
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The Road
Cormac McCarthy - 2006-03-28
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The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive.A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, ...
John Lilly
@aweissman Incredible, incredible book. One of my top 5 ever. His other stuff is amazing as well.      source
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The Martian
Andy Weir - 2014-10-28 (first published in 2012)
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Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm forces his crew to evacuate the planet while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded on Mars's surface, with no way to signal Earth that he's alive. And even if he could get word out, h...
John Lilly
Am really loving The Martian, by Andy Weir. Such a great book about problem solving. Reminds me of every startup ever. Awesome & fun.      source