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The Hearts of Horses
3.88
I never would have looked twice at this book, had I not heard the author speak at MPIBA. Her speech, though it had nothing to do with the book, was im ...more
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Mar 24, 2008
 
The War of the End of the World
4.20
Just reissued in a striking new (and slightly cheaper!) paperback edition, this novel took me utterly by surprise. It grabbed me and pushed me down an ...more
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Phantom Tollbooth
4.21
Greatest. Book. Ever.
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Sep 24, 2008
 
Grumpy Bird
4.07
My current favorite picture book, and the perfect remedy for the grumpy bird in your house. (Got a 3-year-old? Then you know what I'm talking about.) ...more
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Oct 11, 2008
 
Now You See Him
3.05
Tattered Cover staff LOVED this book!

Joe said:
"Now You See Him" is a nuanced, intelligent novel. The story is told from the point-of-view of Nick, a m
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Mar 25, 2008
 
The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality
3.81
The title of this one pretty much sums it up: it's an argument for the
possibility of spirituality without the involvement of a god. And it's
little.

I a
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Mar 31, 2008
 
The Dawkins Delusion?: Atheist Fundamentalism and the Denial of the Divine
3.26
Whether you loved The God Delusion or hated it (few people felt anything in between), you really ought to read this book. (If you didn't read The God ...more
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Nov 04, 2008
 
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
4.15
It may well be that your first Murakami is always the best, but in any case, this one really blew my lid off. My wife was reading it for her book gro ...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Raj Quartet (1): The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion
4.38
You can read the synopsis to see what it's about. I will just tell you that the Raj Quartet is a marvel, and Paul Scott is the single greatest author ...more
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Raj Quartet (2): The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils
4.58
You can read the synopsis to see what it is about. I'll just tell you that Paul Scott is the single greatest writer you've never heard of.

Chris C
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Oct 21, 2008
 
Chambers Dictionary, 11th Edition
4.50
Chambers is my new favorite dictionary. If you, too, are the sort of person to have favorite dictionaries, you will quickly see why.

- Chris C.
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Sep 21, 2008
 
Pale Fire
4.19
Not so much a novel as a crazy blend of acrobatic high-wire magic act and literary con game. It's also pure narrative genius.

Chris C
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Oct 25, 2008
 
Wittgenstein's Mistress
4.02
A woman unloads a lifetime of scrambled emotional and intellectual baggage while completely convinced she's the only person on Earth.

Emily H
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
4.55
My absolute favorite recent fantasy novel. A refreshingly original voice and a truly worthy contribution to the genre.

Chris C
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Sep 20, 2008
 
Is It Just Me or Is Everything Shit?: Insanely Annoying Modern Things
3.18
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Story of Philosophy
4.06
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The New Penguin History of the World
3.90
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The History of Love
3.89
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Oct 02, 2008
 
Moby-Dick
3.40
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Remains of the Day
4.09
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Sep 21, 2008
 
The Penguin History of Latin America
3.70
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Oct 24, 2008
 
The Towers of Trebizond
3.71
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Sep 21, 2008
 
We
3.97
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Sep 21, 2008
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