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day 7; a book that reminds you of someone

The first book that comes to mind is Girlfriend in a Coma, by Douglas Coupland. It’s a sci-fi novel, which I have only read once, but already attracted me (out of all of his writings) with its wonderful, Smiths-inspired title. Up until recently I was quite wary of sci-fi; naively, I believed that science fiction […]

Hotel rooms and girls in comas

I’ve had a culture-full, almost work-free past few days. Starting with books (I am making good use of my library card and book suggestions from friends, though I grew up with the conviction that me, a bookstore, masses of time and judging a book by its cover are just as good as a book review).. […]