Monthly Archives: June 2012

The A.B.C. Murders

It had been a long time since I had read a detective novel. Reading Agatha Christie’s The A.B.C. Murders made me remember how fun it was to read them. I used to enjoy detective novels quite a lot in elementary … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise

I have just finished In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise by George Prochnik. It took me many days to read this book because of all the noisy distractions, and noise is anathema to concentration. … Continue reading

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Dear John

When I started this blog, I did not plan on writing about fictions, partly because I thought that reading fictions is a waste of time. I have not changed my opinion about this. However, I also think that if you … Continue reading

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The Dumbest Generation / What now? / The Story of Philosophy

In the first of the past two weeks, I was trying to finish the books that I’d borrowed from my college library, but it ended up that I was only able to read less than half of The Story of … Continue reading

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