Sunday, July 03, 2016

The 2016 Infomaniac Book Challenge: Your May-June Choices

It's time for you Bitches to have your say.


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Tell us what you've been reading during the months of May and June for The 2016 Infomaniac Book Challenge.

26 comments:

  1. Unfortunately I have nothing to report. Being beached so much with eye candy, its futile trying to read.

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    1. MISTRESS MADDIE: There’s really no point under those conditions, is there?

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    1. "Are you an artist?" says Susan.
      "I couldn't become an artist because I had you." says Mummy.
      John and Susan feel guilty.


      Fabulous! I must have this book!

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    2. John sees the big vagina.
      "That's a big vagina", says John.
      "Big vaginas are feminist", says Mummy.
      John is scared.


      A classic. Jx

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    3. LX: For just as the humble dung beetle gathers faeces from the forest floor in which to lay its eggs, the child also lays ‘eggs of knowledge’ in the turd of its own mind.

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  3. Oh, dear. I've mainly been reading Star Trek again - I am nearly up to date with the DS9 relaunch now, though!

    ::skips off to Amazon to find We go to the gallery as recommended by LẌ::

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    1. MR. DeVICE: DS9 … it took me a minute to compute.

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  4. Almost done with volumn number 5 of 6 of Dumas Malone's Thomas Jefferson biography.

    For a break from that:

    We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler which I liked.

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    1. JEFFERY: A review for the Fowler book says, a young woman grieving over her lost sister, who happens to be a chimpanzee

      I think we all have a sibling like that.

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  5. I confess I've mostly read online short stories & novellas, while having read only a quarter of the way through an anthology of ancient & old world classics. Will report more in post later on in the week.

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  6. I have been 'reading' calligraphy books.... and The Independent newspaper online.... BUT, I will do another Book on a Chair post sometime in the week!
    Sx

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    1. MISS SCARLET: I can tell I’ll have some catching up to do with your blog and some others.

      Will you be using a different chair this time?

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  7. Like Ms Scarlet, all I have read lately is online newspapers. Which depresses me. But we did have Gay Pride in London, and all that goes with it, to think about so I have an excuse. Of sorts. Jx

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    1. JON: If I could attend an event with Patsy Stone & Edina Monsoon, I wouldn’t have time for reading either!

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  8. i'm midway thru, "war paint," the story of helena rubenstein & elizabeth arden and their lifetime rivalry. going to see the new musical (based on this book) in chicago next month before it heads to ny.

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    1. NORMA: Which one invented Velva Cream?

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    2. funny you mention the velva......i was thinking about bringing that vintage set with me & springing it on christine ebersole at the stage door. wouldn't it be perfect on her dressing table?

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  9. Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

    How It Works issues 86 and 87. Ask me anything about the gripping world of wind turbines and how a synchrotron works.

    I've been going to bed with the worldly wisdom of Karl Pilkington - The Moaning Of Life. Still reading and devouring every page.

    'It's not that I find bigger women unattractive, it's the cost to run them that worries me. Food isn't cheap.'

    So true, my maid of all work Carmen eats me out of house and home.

    I would have been here earlier, having PC problems.

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    1. MITZI: I’ve read Karl Pilkington’s “Karlology” and see the telly version of The Moaning of Life.

      Should I be disturbed that I agree with Karl on a lot of things? If so, I’m not bothered, really.

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    1. MAGO: I thought you weren’t one to kiss and tell.

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  11. Down here in the Land of the Vicious Drop bears...we do our taxes about this timeChez Dinahmow, this means My MAin Man does the taxes and I keep him well supplied with vittles.And some RUBBISH books from the library.
    Suffice to say - don't bother reading any Tony Park nonsense about big game hunters in southern Africa. (Does he really think people care about the thread count of the sheets when he's rogering some safari client?)
    In fits and starts I'm reading Mary Moody (Australian journalist, tv presenter) on her late-blooming wild life."Au Revoir" was not bad, but I'm struggling with "Last Tango in Toulouse."

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    1. DINAHMOW: Did you email me? I'm not sure if it's from you so I'm not opening it until I know.

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