Category Archives: reading

“Read a Damn Book List (with Chit Chat from Sept. 2017)” by Richard F. Yates

About seven months ago, I decided to start writing reviews of the various books that I read. Since 2013, I’ve been making Reading Lists, so that the people who read my stories or enjoy my art can see “where I … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 037a: Fear and Loathing (Revisited!)” by Shane Grove

[Read a Damn Book gets its first GUEST REVIEW, thanks to Northwest educator, Shane Grove! Hopefully, this will be the first of many guest reviews on RaDB, and interestingly, Mr. Grove decided for his initial review to tackle Hunter S. … Continue reading

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“Tragedy (RIP: RIF of Cowlitz County)” by Richard F. Yates

I was reminded again this morning that RIF of Cowlitz County, which provided the children of this area free books since 1974, was discontinued as of this year. This is awful and tragic and disgusting. As written language slips closer … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book” List!

Greetings Primitives! As many of you have noticed, we started posting book reviews back in February of 2017. (“Where DO you get your ideas?” you may have wondered—we get them from BOOKS!) However, because we are such BUSY BEAVERS™ here … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – Blog!” by Richard F. Yates

For those of you who enjoy the book reviews and reading lists that I’ve posted on this site, I’ve set up a new blog that is specifically and ONLY for the book reviews and reading lists! That’s right, you can … Continue reading

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“The Continuing Adventures of Richard F. Yates: Reader (Episode 11)” by Richard F. Yates

Well, I suppose it’s that time once again, where I share my influences and recent enjoyments. As any regular viewer of the Workshop might know, I’m a bit of a horror fan, so most of my reading falls into that … Continue reading

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“The Adventures of Richard F. Yates, Reader: Episode 10!!!” by Richard F. Yates

Once again, it’s time to share all the junk I’ve been reading with all you humans. The reason I keep doing this is, partially, because people always ask me where I get my ideas—I steal them from stories like these—and … Continue reading

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“The Adventures of Richard F. Yates, Reader: Episode 9!!!” by Richard F. Yates

Seems like a smaller list than the last few, but there are some pretty LARGE books down there. (4 May 2015) Finished rereading Hans Richter’s DADA – ART AND ANTI-ART. I love Dada (if that isn’t obvious) and I consider … Continue reading

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“The Continuing Adventures of Richard F. Yates: READER! Episode 8!” by Richard F. Yates

Below, you will find a chilling documentation of the last four months worth of my reading habits. (Not for the faint of heart or those easily offended!) What isn’t included in the list are books that I am still working … Continue reading

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“Friday Night Live” by Richard F. Yates (and Mariah R. Yates via Text Message AND Michael King)

My girly girls (wife and two dotters—although one of them don’t even live at home no more) went to play an evil sport with dice in the basement of a church (the prizes for winning the dice game were gift … Continue reading

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