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Orson Welles: A Biography: A Biography
3.90
really liked it
Awesome Orson - he's one of my heroes anyway (this is not the first biography of his I've read and certainly won't be the last!), but this one was enl ...more
Apr 05, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
 
Vital Fluid
4.80
it was amazing
Tom Bradley's hypnonovel "Vital Fluid" is a blast: it follows the exploits of two rival hypnotists across America as they try to outdo each other in a ...more
Oct 07, 2009
Sep 29, 2009
 
The Way Home
3.63
did not like it
I thought this was pretty boring, dull and a little bit cliched, to be honest - I nearly gave up half-way through. Lacking in heart. Read like a lesso ...more
Feb 07, 2011
Feb 23, 2011
 
The Overcoat and Other Short Stories
4.22
it was amazing
Gogol is really funny. Funny and surreal. "The Nose" rules. Fiercely.

There's a bit of vague musing on Gogol by me here: http://kidshirt.blogspot.com/
...more
Aug 26, 2008
Aug 26, 2008
 
Mailed Fist
3.60
really liked it
There's a review on my blog here
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
 
Can-Cans, Cats and Cities of Ash (Great Journeys)
3.48
liked it
(Originally published as The Innocents Abroad)

The first American tourists abroad in Europe book??

It's pretty witty and funny as you might expect, but
...more
Aug 26, 2008
Jul 15, 2008
 
The Old, Weird America: The World of Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes
3.80
really liked it
Mostly a pretty good read - lots of interesting interwoven / intriguing connections - though the final furlong didn't hang together or engage so well.
Nov 05, 2010
Feb 23, 2011
 
Cern Zoo (Nemonymous, #9)
4.40
really liked it
Nice mixed bag of weird / dark contemporary fantasy. 2 or 3 cracking stories and a handful of good ones.
Nov 28, 2010
Sep 29, 2009
 
Moon, Myths and Man
3.50
liked it
Quasi-review here:

http://kidshirt.blogspot.com/2... [close] Cosmic Ice Theory!

Jul 15, 2008
Jun 27, 2008
 
The Fatal Skin
3.86
None
not set
Feb 27, 2011
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