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Because of the demands of life, I have only finished one book this year so far.

How many books have you read thus far?

>> No.12636882

Bump

>> No.12636907

I have finished 4 books

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0 because I'm a loser

>> No.12638108

8 that I started in 2019. 2 were very short. Plus I finished 2 novels that I started in December.

>> No.12638117

>>12636639
2 books finished

right now I'm reading Gravity's Rainbow and Leaves of Grass concurrently, enjoying both

>> No.12638124

3

>> No.12638178

4 so far, started my fifth today. I would have started it much earlier, but I worked for almost two weeks straight and had my free time plummet to around zero.

>> No.12638334

>>12636639
5
Ancient Greece: Cultural, Political and Social (carried over from last year), Mythology, Iliad, Odyssey and Into the Miso Soup

>> No.12638349

>>12636639

Nearly 10

>> No.12639459

Wew lads

>> No.12639470

>>12637453
me on the right

>> No.12639475

>>12636639
4, I'm in my 5th which is quite big, then I'll catch up with shorter boks to meet y quota. No force feeding though, gotta keep it fun or I'll be unable to sustain the habit now that I'm wagecuck.

Also I finished Charterhouse of Parma at something like 10.30 pm the 31st of December, was a pretty nice way to wrap up the years.

>> No.12639710

>>12636639
0, but I'll change that to 1 by the end of the week. I've really let myself go in the last month or so due to depression hitting me hard and me not doing anything about it, but it all ends now.

>> No.12639718

0, still stuck on Ulysses

>> No.12639723

2

>> No.12639736

Like 20 that are only half finished. Why live?

>> No.12639744

>>12636639
7. I've been trying to read a book a week.

>January
>1. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
>2. Industrial Society and It’s Consequences by Ted Kaczynski
>3. Junky by William Burroughs
>4. The Present Age: On the Death of the >Rebellion by Soren Kierkegaard
>February
>5. Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill
>6. The Book of Monelle by Marcel Schwob
>7. Teatro Grottesco by Thomas Ligotti

My ranking of each from best to worst:
2
7
6
3
1
4
5

Might finish Naked Lunch or Inferno next week. I'll probably just cop out and finish the last 50 pages of the crying of lot 49. I've been starting out with light books to get into the rhythm of it.

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>>12639718
>stuck in Ulysses
Basically everyone in /lit/.

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>>12636639
>Reading whole books and not excerpts

>> No.12639774

>>12639763
>reading exerpts
>not just taking a selfie with the cover at the bookstore and then putting it back

>> No.12641537

It's the 53rd day of 2019? I read 54 books.

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