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Aleksander Hemon, Amy Hempel, Marilynne Robinson, Jonathan Franzen,
Kurt Vonnegut, Norman Rush, Hemmingway, Nabokov, Faulkner, Tolstoy.
I also really love Ian Frazier and David McCullough on the
'Gilead,' by Marilynne Robinson. Read Jonathan Haidt's 'The
Righteous Mind' and adored it. Also enjoying snippets of the 'The
Onion Book of Known Knowledge.' And The Far Side Galleries.
On the non-fiction front: I'm reading the Wordy Shipmates right now
and enjoying it and I've recently been on an evolutionary
psychology kick, which has included Jonathan Haidt's 'The Righteous
Mind,' Paul Bloom's 'Just Babies,' and – more controversially
– 'Sex at Dawn' by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá.
Other recent stuff I really liked: Middlesex, Kavalier and Clay,
Devil in the White City, Nowhere Man, The Brooklyn Bridge, and
Also, there's no space for magazines in this prompt, but let's be
honest: the New Yorker is pretty much the cat's pajamas, reading
Tom Waits, Frank Turner, Counting Crows, Big Smith, Kacey
Musgraves, Elvis, Beatles, Phillip Glass, Daftpunk, karaoke,
anything live. Also: really liking various folk singers right
Top 3: Shakespeare in Love, In Bruges, That Thing You Do
shows, music, and food are also cool.