September 13th, 2011

El Corazon

109. The Walking Dead #84; 110. And I Don't Want to Live This Life

The Walking Dead #84
by Robert Kirkman

Started/Finished: September 13, 2011

Short issue. Not a whole lot happens except for the advent of new Power of Positive Thinking Rick at the end. 31 pages. Grade: B
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And I Don't Want to Live This Life
by Deborah Spungen

Started: September 11, 2011
Finished: September 13, 2011

At first, I didn't care for this memoir by the mother of Nancy Spungen of Sid and Nancy fame. It felt like Deborah Spungen was trying to make excuses, to say that her daughter had always been crazy since she was a toddler, that the lifestyle she chose to lead was totally out of her parents control. But the more I got into this book, the more I came to see just how much Deborah Spungen and her husband and other kids loved Nancy and just how much they had suffered while she was alive and after her murder. This isn't a great punk rock book, but it's worth reading to get the other side of the story. 386 pages. Grade: B
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Total # of books read in 2011: 110
Total # of pages read in 2011: 30,900