Guess I’ll Read “Ducks, Newburyport” After All

I wasn’t going to read Ducks, Newburyport, but I guess I will after all.

It wasn’t that it’s an over 1000 page novel with only a single sentence. I’ve read big books before. I’ve read challenging books too. My big deal was that I’ve read a whole slew of big books (some challenging, others more challenging to get through just because they were a slog. Poor Fellow My Country, Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, Sironia, Texas, the Mission Earth series, Gai-Jin, Cryptonomicon, and others were all this year. I just wanted to read something smaller and simpler after all that.

However, after having had people suggest, and not without some measure of truth, that I was far more likely to end up reading these kind of books from men, particularly as I was ordering Knausgaard’s My Struggle: Book Six so I could finish off that poor decision, I decided I could give one more a go.

We’ll see how that decision plays out.

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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