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Peeking Over My Shoulder

Miscellaneous quotes from current reads or past faves, as well as to-reads culled from friends' recommendations, blogs, podcasts, etc. A running answer to the question: "What're you reading?"

Currently reading

The Dante Club
Matthew Pearl
The Famished Road
Ben Okri
Kingdom Come
J.G. Ballard
The City and the City
China Miéville
Open City: A Novel
Teju Cole
The Slippage: A Novel
Ben Greenman
Please Step Back
Ben Greenman
Blindness / Seeing
José Saramago, Giovanni Pontiero (Translator), Margaret Jull Costa (Translator)

The Crying of Lot 49

The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon I definitely need to re-read...or rather _read_ this book now as I do not believe I had the tools necessary to know how to approach this novel back in '95. That isn't to say that I do now. So, we shall see...