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JD Salinger.. goodbye and thank you….

Posted in authors, books with tags on January 28, 2010 by humdingercrazy

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then we came to the end..

Posted in books with tags on January 28, 2010 by humdingercrazy

   Who said office life is not a good topic for a novel?

this book humorously and poignantly depicted the humdrum office life… a lot of laugh out loud stories about trivial, trite and inane stuff we do at work..moving and poignant tales of loneliness, desperation, forgiveness

characters who I relate to and made me think of people in my work life

one good read…

just a little reminder to myself…

Posted in books with tags on January 25, 2010 by humdingercrazy

reader’s bloc 2009 humdinger mayo edition

Posted in books on December 10, 2009 by humdingercrazy

copying what  Jessica Zafra’s readers bloc series.. http://jessicarulestheuniverse.com/2009/11/27/my-year-in-books-2/

my list:

Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami

Native Son – Richard Wright

Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

the brief and wondrous life of oscar wao – Junot Diaz

Beyond Assasinations – Aravind Adiga

The Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka

finding great books

Posted in books with tags on May 27, 2009 by humdingercrazy

Since this blog will be about books, films, music,  inanites of the author, some blurbs, and just about anything  I want to write about to make this blog more intelligent and pretentious (hehehe), I will start by writing about the pleasure of having to find the books that you’ve been longing to have in those booksales shops:

recently found books:

from Bookay Ukay in UP village Quezoncity,

Sabbath’s Theather by Philip Roth

Dance, Dance, Dance by Haruki Murakami

Elegy for Iris by John Bayley (bought it for only P50)

from Chapters and Pages – Pavillion Mall, Edsa Central Mandaluyong

Big Russ and Me by Tim Russert

Cold Snap by Thom Jones  (both books for only P99.00)

A Son of the Circus by John Irving

that ‘ recent’ book store in St. Francis, sorry forgot the store name.. will check later

Lord of the Rings – Return of the King – JRR Tolkien (I was so desperate because this was not available in NBS and Powerbooks when I find it that day in St. Francis)

Booksale in Jeepney Park, Edsa Central Park Mandaluyong

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

The Shipping News by E.Annie Proulx

Cider House Rules by John Irving