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Currently reading

The White Tiger
Aravind Adiga
And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs
1Q84
Haruki Murakami
The Bachman Books: Four Early Novels by Stephen King
Richard Bachman, Stephen King
The Complete Stories
Franz Kafka
1Q84
Jay Rubin, Philip Gabriel, Haruki Murakami
The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso
Dante Alighieri, Robin Kirkpatrick, Eric Drooker
The Purgatorio (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Peter Bondanella, Julia Conaway Bondanella
The Interpretation of Dreams (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
Sigmund Freud, A.A. Brill, Daniel T. O'Hara, Gina Masucci MacKenzie

The Last Policeman

The Last Policeman - Ben H. Winters 3.5 stars

This pre-apocalyptic, noir-ish police procedural was an impulse read and therefore my expectations weren't too high, but I ended up enjoying it. The writing is solid and goes by quickly, and as reviewers before me noted the book felt like the perfect length. The protagonist is a bit annoying at points and his motivations are unclear, but since this is the first book in a proposed trilogy that's understandable, as there is still plenty of time for revelations, and I have a feeling the author is capable of keeping up his pace for the remainder of the plot. I've added the sequel to my to-read list.