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attempted infinite jest for the first time while i was getting addicted to crack so didn't finish it.

now i'm in recovery i read at least a book a week, usually several. currently working through 'slow rise' (a book about bread by peel), 'name of the rose' (book about whether or not god has a sense of humour from what i can tell, by eco) and 'godel, escher, bach: an eternal golden braid' (hoftstader) which i'm rereading cos i told a BLer to read it so thought i should in solidarity and while i'm finding it technical i'm also fucking loving it.
 

hydroazuanacaine

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The night was black and the universe was black. You weren’t able to distinguish any forms in this night. A black band separated the black earth from the black sky. All over was just blackness, a layer of blackness. You, the thing you called ‘you’, was a ball turning and turning in the blackness only the blackness wasn’t something – like ‘black’ – and it wasn’t nothingness ’cause nothingness was somethingness.
 

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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

by Michael Pollan Which is starting of great.

I just read:

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction by Gabor Maté (I cannot believe I didn't read this long ago)
 
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