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October Ferry To Gabriola
3.58
really liked it
"It was as if they had exchanged sunlight on water for photographs of sunlight on water, cool commotion of blowing grasses and pennyroyal, or reeds an ...more
Dec 25, 2010
Dec 14, 2010
 
Against His-Story, Against Leviathan!
4.23
it was amazing
So it's got no bibliography, and I can't say much for the layout. Get over it. This book was pretty rad. It's definately been awhile since I read it, ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2008
 
Red Light Neon: A History of Vancouver's Sex Trade
3.75
really liked it
This book is accessible, interesting and grounded. A little bit more detail would be interesting, but written as it is makes it very approachable and ...more
Oct 2008
Sep 29, 2008
 
The Inheritance of Loss
3.41
it was amazing
I don't believe it is possible to study or understand history without constant reflection on how it manifests itself in the individual and group exper ...more
not set
Jul 10, 2008
 
Riders of the Purple Sage (Riders of the Purple Sage #1)
3.69
it was ok
I would be a liar if I said I did not enjoy reading this book at all.

Beyond that, not so sure what to say. The plot, obviously, is somewhat bankrupt,
...more
not set
Feb 01, 2011
 
Citizen Docker: Making a New Deal on the Vancouver Waterfront, 1919-1939
3.75
really liked it
Rereading parts of this book in depth and trying not to feel overwhelmed by the formidable amount of research I have to say I'm duly impressed. He man ...more
Jun 25, 2010
Jun 07, 2010
 
A History of Islamic Societies
4.03
really liked it
I'll be honest I haven't actually read this whole book (perhaps more accurately described as a cinderblock). As a resource though it is spectacular an ...more
Apr 13, 2010
Dec 21, 2009
 
Butterfly Burning
3.69
liked it
I had been meaning to read one of Yvonne Vera's books for quite some time. She has a beautiful style, very lyrical, smooth and descriptive.
not set
Nov 03, 2008
 
Papillon
4.23
really liked it
This was a really good book, but honestly I was very happy to see it end.
Oct 07, 2008
Aug 25, 2008
 
Champagne And Meatballs: An Autobiography Of Sorts
3.50
liked it
None
Nov 07, 2011
Jul 03, 2011
 
Season of Mists (The Sandman #4)
4.54
it was amazing
None
not set
Oct 12, 2012
 
Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
4.32
liked it
None
Jun 17, 2014
Jun 13, 2014
 
The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran
4.03
liked it
None
Sep 26, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
 
The Common Good
3.96
liked it
None
not set
Jul 18, 2009
 
Historians on History
3.38
liked it
None
Dec 04, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
4.01
it was ok
None
not set
Apr 20, 2009
 
The Last Temptation
3.54
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 26, 2009
 
Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898
3.51
really liked it
None
Mar 06, 2014
Nov 26, 2013
 
The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War
3.98
liked it
None
Feb 29, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1)
4.14
really liked it
None
Dec 29, 2015
Dec 14, 2015
 
The Culture of Make Believe
4.27
liked it
None
not set
Jul 18, 2009
 
Walking on Water: Reading, Writing, and Revolution
4.22
it was ok
None
not set
Jul 18, 2009
 
Latin America: From Colonization to Globalization
4.02
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 18, 2009
 
A History of the Modern Middle East
3.97
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 26, 2009
 
Billiards at Half-Past Nine
3.93
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 26, 2009
 
History: A Very Short Introduction
3.73
did not like it
None
Sep 09, 2010
Jul 14, 2010
 
Old Goriot
3.82
really liked it
None
not set
Jun 10, 2013
 
Down the Long Table
3.00
liked it
None
May 12, 2012
Mar 12, 2012
 
State of Exception
4.05
really liked it
None
Jul 2010
Dec 16, 2009
 
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (Dover Books on Western Philosophy)
4.11
it was amazing
None
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
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