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Laurie Notaro is a New York Times best-selling American writer.


Average rating: 3.87 · 53,078 ratings · 4,645 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
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We Thought You Would Be Pre...
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I Love Everybody
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Autobiography of a Fat Brid...
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The Potty Mouth at the Table
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"Her Favorite Books Full of Sass: In sync with her cheeky new essay collection, It Looked Different on the Model, Notaro lists five favorite books with attitude." ...More

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The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport
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Compelling, engrossing, fast paced but doesn't leave out the details. A solid, comprehensive look at the Romanov sisters from birth until death--and it will probably all surprise you, including what could have been done to change their awful fates. T...more
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In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
In Paradise
by Peter Matthiessen
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Written beautifully, strategically even, with a fractured narrative that I'm still not sure I get. If I ever get a Ph.D. in philosophy, I will read this book again. I felt we were only given part of the story, but maybe that was the point--to fill in...more
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Suite Francaise
by Irène Némirovsky
read in August, 2014
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Just reread this book after seven years. LovedSuite Française it just as much as the first time. The writing is so focused. I wonder what the other three sections would have held.
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Resistance by Agnès Humbert
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Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman
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Gobbled this book up in two days. Fascinating, curious and engaging. I love, love, loved it. Points of interest: I honeymooned at the Clark mansion in Butte, Montana, The Copper King, and it was creepy, awesome and unforgettable; proud to say that my...more
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
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Ten stars if I could. Probably the best book I have read this year. Story of two adolescents growing up during WWII; one in Germany, one in France, and the paths their lives take until they cross, with destiny as the result. Masterfully written, clos...more
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The Golem and the Jinni
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“Books are to me as homemade tattoos are to an inmate. Can't get enough of them.”
Laurie Notaro, I Love Everybody

“I want a man as nice as my retarded dog, but one that doesn't crap on the floor.”
Laurie Notaro, The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club: True Tales from a Magnificent and Clumsy Life

“It's okay," my husband said, shuffling toward his study. "I bought an electric-powered chain saw with a plug-in cord so if I run away fast enough, you can only chase me so far.”
Laurie Notaro, I Love Everybody

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