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August 01st, 2007 | 3 Comments | Category: Reading Lists, Reviews
Summer Reading List, 2007

We’re late again with the summer list, but here it is. Thanks to all who participated, including newcomers Dave Allen, Howard Bloom, Alex Burns, and Calvin Johnson, as well as veteran contributors Mark Pesce, Patrick Barber, Steven Shaviro, and Gary Baddeley. As this list proves year after year, there’s a lot of good stuff out there to read. Enjoy.
Mark Pesce, Author, The Playful World
J.K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Arthur A. Levine Books): I must be the only one reading that.
Philip K. Dick The Zap Gun (Gollancz)
John …

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June 21st, 2006 | No Comment | Category: Reading Lists, Reviews
Summer Reading List, 2006

After a year off, it’s back: The Summer Reading List. Here’s hoping you were able to get through last summer without us. Contributors this time around include veterans like Cynthia Connolly and Gary Baddeley, as well as newcomers like Tim Mitchell and Val Renegar. Many thanks to all who sent me their suggestions. Enjoy!
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Hans Fjellestad, Director, Moog:
Big Dead Place by Nicholas Johnson (Feral House):
A …

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June 25th, 2004 | No Comment | Category: Reading Lists, Reviews
Summer Reading List, 2004

In the midst of putting together a Summer Reading List for 2004, I took a lengthy Summer trip, delaying the release of this list until long after summer was officially over. Here, now, is the list of recommended I accumulated and sat on for far too long. Additions and corrections were made in the meantime. Many apologies for the delay, and many thanks to all those who participated.
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June 21st, 2003 | No Comment | Category: Reading Lists, Reviews
Summer Reading List, 2003

In the midst of putting together a Summer Reading List, I decided to ask several of my friends for their recommendations. The responses were varied, and they’re all listed below for your Summer Reading pleasure. Many thanks to all those who participated.
note: All links on this page (and there are a lot of them) will take you to the selected title in Powells Bookstore (except where noted otherwise).
Ashley Crawford, Writer, Editor, Transit Lounge
Cosmopolis: A Novel by Don Delillo (Scribner)
Despite savaging by the critics this a cool, ironic read that slices …