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What We're Reading, end of August 2015

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Our Other New Colleague Deborah Makes Her First Appearance. Simone: The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes and Herzog by Saul Bellow. Deborah: I just finished I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest and went straight for another Young Adult title. I am currently …

Armada - Ernest Cline

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Don’t Want Purple Or Pink On Our Covers Maarten: Just finished Het behouden huis by W. F. Hermans (in this beautifully published Literaire Pocket/Bezige Bij edition, designed by K. Beunis), Het Nutteloze Kennisparadijs by Martin van Neck, and Albertus …

Purity - Jonathan Franzen

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …

The Fatal Eggs - Michael Bulgakov

What We’re Reading

Or, In Which We Collectively Display Quite A Breadth of Genres Read   Martijn: Personal by Lee Child.  Jack Reacher is doing his thing again.  Must be well past 50, but it doesn’t bother him in the slightest. Pleun: The Cellar …

Anatomical Anomalies - Elizabeth Alston

What We’re Reading

Paul: Last Night – James Salter (ebook available here) Martijn: The Desert Spear – Peter V. Brett (ebook) Jesse: The Whispering Muse – Sjon (ebook) Maarten: I’m right in between books.  Finished yesterday: Monsters: A Bestiary of the Bizarre by Christopher Dell.  Starting tonight: Anatomical Anomalies (currently only …