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Chance's Take on Books

I'm a novelist who loves to read and discuss all things word-bound.

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Swann's Way
Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis
Artful Sentences: Syntax as Style
Virginia Tufte
The Chicago Manual of Style
John Grossman, Margaret D. Mahan
I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Steve Earle
The Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe When I think of all the books I've ever read, those that stand out, that resonated enough to be remembered as having a special voice, or delivering a potent punch, deserve 5 stars. This was one of those. If I read it today, I might be more critical, but it fascinated me back then. When I've thought of a particular blindness of the rich, that sense of security in a turbulent and desperate world, the Masters of the Universe, I think of Tom Wolfe's novel.