I read from all walks of fiction, but tend not to read romance or westerns -- but I could be convinced. My favourite novel is The Robber Bride (Atwood). My second-favourite novel is A Fine Balance (Rohinton Mistry). I love nonfiction. Born n raised in Hamilton. Hamilton Public Library employee.
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Horror -- classic and new. Misery is my THIRD favourite novel. Stephen King is great, Peter Haining collections, classic short stories of Poe, Blackwood...
Science Fiction, especially dystopian fiction and post-apocalyptic
History -- of war, military tactics and strategies, medieval and ancient warfare, military history, psychological warfare, mind control and Manchurian Candidates
Science Non-fiction -- linguistics, pop science, social science, pseudo science, conspiracy theories, natural medicine
Poetry -- especially confessional, Romantic, Post Modern, and Victorian. Fave poets are Plath, Sexton, Mark Strand, Adrienne Rich, Tennyson, Brownings, Wordsworth, ee cummings, T.S. Eliot...
Biographies -- especially famous bloodline families, military and political, Monarchy, Kennedys, Hollywood families, juicy stuff!
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READ ME is a seductive, haunting novel that holds a sinister mirror up to the ways in which we observe, judge, and influence people. Benedictus' prose commands and draws readers into the dark, manipulative mind of a serial stalker as he targets...