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The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World
4.25
it was amazing
First came across this book in a feminism and nature class I took in grad school where we read only the opening chapter. After reading that I had to g ...more
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Jun 17, 2007
 
The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy
4.24
really liked it
It's a good resource for reminding yourself the general thoughts of different philosophers and schools of thought. Great for beginning students of phi ...more
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Jun 28, 2007
 
Oryx and Crake
4.00
it was amazing
A great distopian book. Another of my favorite books which I think anyone should read. It goes a little on the sci-fi side of things, but does so in a ...more
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The End of Mr. Y
3.80
it was amazing
I really liked this book. It slides between science, philosophy, lit theory and theology effortlessly. While reading it I felt as though it showed not ...more
Sep 19, 2007
Aug 08, 2007
 
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
3.75
it was amazing
A great book. Humorous and clever if not always "true" (yes in air quotes). It did help me puzzle out why I dislike the band Wilco and why I'm annoyed ...more
Jul 2007
Jun 28, 2007
 
Sundown Towns: The Hidden History of American Racism
4.31
really liked it
A very interestig treatment of a very bad historical set of circumstances. This book freaked me out more than a little due to the fact that I lived mo ...more
Nov 2005
Jun 13, 2007
 
The Graveyard Book
4.11
it was amazing
Classic Gaiman. Great read if you have a couple free hours.
Jan 22, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
 
The Brief History of the Dead
3.67
really liked it
An interesting story based on the idea that a person really isn't dead as long as there are people who remember them. A book with two parrallel storie ...more
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Jun 26, 2007
 
Seed to Harvest (Patternmaster, #1-4)
4.32
really liked it
As always, Butler gives you a story that can be read on many different levels and by those who have varied reasons for chosing a text to read. You cou ...more
Feb 2007
Jun 10, 2007
 
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas
3.85
liked it
Not as good as sex drugs and cocoa puffs. Perhaps because the essays showed there past as magazine articles sdcp seemed more like better thought out e ...more
Jul 2007
Jun 28, 2007
 
Confessions of a Pagan Nun
3.86
it was amazing
A great book if you are looking for historical fiction. Interesting look at gender roles as well. Written as a diary of sorts and it comes of relly we ...more
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The Toughest Indian in the World
4.08
it was amazing
This is probably my favorite of his books that ive read so far. I am just amazed at how he can handle complex situations of race, class, sexual orient ...more
Aug 2007
Aug 08, 2007
 
Lilith's Brood (Xenogenesis, #1-3)
4.29
really liked it
the first book by butler I read and probably my favorte. It is more sci-fi than most of her other works, but I think the text lends it self very well ...more
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The Blind Assassin
3.94
it was amazing
One of my favorite books of all time. A little confusing at first because of the two stories intertwined, but weel worth the read. Its surpised me how ...more
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, #2)
4.10
it was ok
I guess that I would recommend this book to a kid, but only after alot of others. This book has the 'empire strikes back' feel to it. Didn't like the ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 06, 2007
 
House of Leaves
4.14
really liked it
Its cool in the "I'm reading my first book written in a nonstandard way and I love watching MTV" sort of way. Pretty much fluff disguised as radical. ...more
Mar 10, 2010
Jan 09, 2009
 
Travels in Hyperreality
3.87
really liked it
If you only read this text for the essay on how the style of pants we wear coralates to our understanding of texts, you will have had much to think ab ...more
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The Dean and DeLuca Cookbook
3.84
it was amazing
Great recipes. Yes there are soe with crazy ingrediants, but lots of things are simple and taste great. Love the pizza recipies.
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Jun 14, 2007
 
Dreamtigers
4.21
really liked it
I love the piece in here where he talks about the public view of himself. I first read it in a lit theory class. Great piece.
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The German Cookbook: A Complete Guide to Mastering Authentic German Cooking
3.82
really liked it
This is pretty authentic stuff. Good recipes though sometimes a little hard to follow. Good for real fans of german food.
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Jun 14, 2007
 
Ten Little Indians
4.07
really liked it
I loved the first and last story as well as the one about the kid growing up with a feminist mother. good stuff!
Aug 2007
Jul 09, 2007
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.93
it was ok
An Ok book. I wouldn't dissuade anyone from reading it, but I have alot more in this vain that I would recommend first.
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Jun 10, 2007
 
Schrödinger's Ball
3.57
it was amazing
Damn funny book with a cool ending. It has a pretty surreal quality about it. A quick satifying read.
May 2007
Jun 10, 2007
 
Zorro
3.75
really liked it
A good book. It didn't blow me away but was a fun read. Not as deep as I thought it was going to be.
Mar 2007
Jun 10, 2007
 
Tacos Y Más
5.00
it was amazing
One of the best cookbooks I've seen. Great salsa recipes. Have not made anything I didn't like for it.
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Jun 14, 2007
 
Practical Demonkeeping (Pine Cove, #1)
3.81
liked it
I didn't like it as much as Lamb, but I think it would be hard for him to top that.
Jun 2007
Jun 28, 2007
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.97
really liked it
"I hate a Roman named Status Quo!"
Jul 2007
Jun 27, 2007
 
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
3.60
really liked it
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Jun 10, 2007
 
The Origins of Totalitarianism
4.25
really liked it
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Jun 10, 2007
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.97
really liked it
None
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Jun 10, 2007
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