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I'm a GenX autistic person with a degree in Physics. I tend to read various books depending on my mood. Some returning topics tend to be Philosophy, Science, Writing, Art, and Mathematics for non-fiction books. For fiction, I enjoy Horror, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Literary books. Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams are they're own beasts and I love both of them. I tend to forget most of what I read as soon as I'm done so it's hard to do reviews, but sometimes I try to give an opinion on them.

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2024 Reading Goal

4% complete! Ergoplato has read 1 of 25 books.

Niamh Garvey: Looking after Your Autistic Self (2023, Kingsley Publishers, Jessica, Jessica Kingsley Pub) 5 stars

Review of 'Looking after Your Autistic Self' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

Full of wonderful tips and tricks for increasing your well-being as an autistic person. Though not exclusively, it is especially helpful for those of us who are late-diagnosed as autistic to work through our emotion and mental dysregulation that has been neglected over the years. Absolutely loved the ideas presented and felt as if the author were speaking to me and my wife's experiences directly. Well worth the read!

Paulo Coelho: The Alchemist (2014) 3 stars

The Alchemist (Portuguese: O Alquimista) is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho which was …

Review of 'The Alchemist' on 'Goodreads'

2 stars

Too much religious superstition and platitudes for my taste. If any good comes out of its reading it is that you should always follow your dreams. There is nothing that separates you from fill-in-the-blank superstars/legends. Nothing.