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humanvoices  ·  1934 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: November 16th: What are you reading this week?

Finished High Fidelity which was fun and bitter at the same time. Now onto A History of the World in Twelve Maps, which is quite interesting so far, about the way we construct and plot the world around us.

stumblechuckle  ·  1932 days ago  ·  link  ·  

High Fidelity is a great book, I feel like I've read it every year for the past 10+ years. It's one of those books where I first enjoyed all of the music references when I was younger and now that I'm older I felt like I fully understood Rob.

First it was like, "oh that's so cool that he is really into records, and goes to shows and owns a record shop." The past few years I've realized the commentary he has about balance in life and how a partner can bring that to your life. When you lose that, it can be very hard emotionally. I feel that I have grown much more empathetic to Rob because I've been there and know what he's going through.

I like it when books are like that.