Reading Suggestions for Dissertation Distraction

Reading for pleasure is one of those distractions that feels so wrong, yet is oh so necessary. I’m currently reading David Shields’ Reality Hunger after finishing some of his later works (all of which I recommend). There are times, though, when I finish someone’s oeuvre and find myself at a loss for what to read next.

No more! Whichbook has been great at recommending books based on thematic sliders. Although, to be fair, I base that entirely on the algorithm outputting Bernardo Atxaga’s Seven Houses in France, which has been on my to-read list for some time now. If I end up hating it, I’ll have to reevaluate this endorsement…