This has been a weird year for me. I am a novel lover. Narratives. Strictly prose. But this year I decided to get my head out of my ass and read more poetry because if I survived (and liked) Shakespeare in high school, then I should be able to survive something new.
By the way, I cheated myself out of a novel for this Reading Decathlon. I guess Dostoevsky left me in a state of “luxurious inertia.” So I went back to my 2016 default of diving into poetry and I read Mouthful of Forevers by Clementine Von Radics.
I regret including Notes of the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky in this Reading Decathlon… it’s a novel that one needs to ruminate on. Click here to download a copy from Project Gutenberg.
Just wrapped up Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf for Epic Read’s Reading Decathlon. Click here if you want to read the full text for free on Project Gutenberg.
This is more of a reflection than a review.
… a reading Decathlon that is. I have always been a fast reader but I have never tested myself to see if I can read 10 books in 10 days.
Click below if you want to see my plan of attack, the real secret to why I read fast and the 10 books I’m going to read for the next 10 days. Continue reading