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Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Radically Free Conclusion (Perhaps?)

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves. But this week I end my blog and turn myself to different projects. I explain why. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 13 - Nicotine

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Nicotine by Nell Zink and fell behind my schedule for Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 12 - My Year of Rest and Relaxation and Being and Nothingness, Part Two

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh and Being and Nothingness, Part Two by Jean-Paul Sartre. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums, Post 11 - Being and Nothingness: Part One and The Intuitionist

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Being and Nothingness, Part One by Jean-Paul Sartre and The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 10 - Abahn Sabana David, The Waves, and Being and Nothingness: Introduction

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two (ah, but this week I read three-ish!) books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Abahn Sabana David by Marguerite Duras, The Waves by Virginia Woolf, and the introduction of Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 9 - Another Country and Lacan (Part II)

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Another Country by James Baldwin and Lacan: In Spite of Everything by Élisabeth Roudinesco. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 8 - Another Country and Lacan (Part I)

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Another Country by James Baldwin and Lacan: In Spite of Everything by Élisabeth Roudinesco. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads.

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 7 - Heart of Darkness and The Wretched of the Earth

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad and The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 6 - What We Think About When We Think About Soccer and Invisible Cities

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read What We Think About When We Think About Soccer by Simon Critchley and Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.com under "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums: Post 5 - Dracula and Philosophy in the Boudoir

Holden Battles the Summer Doldrums is a summer series of blog posts about one bookseller's lofty goal to read two books a week this summer. Each week I will reflect on the books I read, how I felt reading them, and what challenges or epiphanies presented themselves.This week I read Dracula by Bram Stoker and Philosophy in the Boudoir by the Marquis de Sade. You can find previous posts at wellerbookworks.comunder "Holden's Blog" or you can search on social media using the hashtag #holdenreads

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