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thenewgreen  ·  3022 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What Are Your Bedside Books?

I only ever have the book I'm currently reading beside my bed. But a couple of favorites always find their way in to my office. One Hundred Years of Solitude, a Farewell to Arms chief amongst them.

minimus  ·  3022 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Thumbs up for One Hundred Years of Solitude. I have that along with Rabbit Run, GEB, and a physical chemistry textbook on my bedside (or, more accurately, behind bed) table. I also tend to keep the latest issue of Nature there.

thenewgreen  ·  3022 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I read one of the Rabbit books, I think it was Run Rabbit Run. It was almost too real for me to read, I found it uncomfortable. I read One Hundred Years of Solitude while I was in Antigua Guatemala. It was a wonderful reading experience.