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Phantom (Sword of Truth, #10)
3.99
I'm still committed to finishing the series, but this is beginning to get tedious. Undoubtedly Goodkind gets paid by the word, because he keeps repeat ...more
Jul 15, 2008
Jul 12, 2008
 
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
4.28
While many of the techniques presented in this slim volume are entirely worthwhile and of great value in making oneself clear and defusing potentially ...more
Jan 26, 2010
Oct 23, 2008
 
About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution
4.09
One of the better popular-science books I've ever read, and certainly the best I've read recently. Well written, engaging, and well-referenced, it not ...more
Nov 22, 2012
Nov 07, 2012
 
The Unknown God: W.T. Smith and the Thelemites
4.46
I almost wish I hadn't read it; I am at least glad I waited until moving through some of the O.T.O. degrees myself.

While the bulk of the book focuses
...more
Feb 16, 2009
Jul 12, 2008
 
The Way of Perfection (Christian Classics)
4.33
This edition is based on the translation of E. Allison Peers, itself based on the latest Spanish critical editions of the time. However, two chapters ...more
Nov 30, 2011
Nov 27, 2011
 
Look at the Birdie: Short Fiction
3.93
This was my introduction to Vonnegut, and I'd say it was a good one. I've read quite a bit of 20th century short fiction, so it's hard to surprise me ...more
Dec 31, 2010
Dec 31, 2010
 
Doorways in the Sand
3.95
This was a highly entertaining and rather original read. I've consumed a fair quantity of sci-fi over the years, and most of what I read these days fe ...more
Dec 17, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
 
Twentieth Century Interpretations of Samuel Beckett: A Collection of Critical Essays (20th Century Views)
3.50
Should contain:
Three dialogues / Samuel Beckett and Georges Duthuit --
The private pain and the whey of words : a survey of Beckett's verse / John Flet
...more
not set
Jan 05, 2012
 
The Vision and the Voice
4.45
While clearly one of the core texts of Crowley's system of Thelema, and key to understanding his cosmology, I found this particular edition of Liber 4 ...more
Feb 04, 2010
Nov 14, 2009
 
Enigma
3.79
I read it because my girlfriend did, and because I really enjoyed Harris's Fatherland. The latter was by far the better. While Harris clearly knows th ...more
Aug 19, 2009
Jul 03, 2009
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
I had a class on dystopian fiction in college with one of my favorite professors (W. Russell Gray, who also taught on Detective Fiction, among other t ...more
Oct 12, 2008
Oct 09, 2008
 
Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, #9)
4.06
Because this is evidently the most popular book of the series, and because my ejoyment of the series has been trending downward for several installmen ...more
Feb 13, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
The Invisibles, Vol. 2: Apocalipstick
4.22
I still don't get why so many people I know cite this as the greatest graphic novel ever. Is it that the rest are so bad? Is it simply the normalizing ...more
Jan 13, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
 
Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas
4.01
This is not only a good overview of the specific case at hand, but serves also as something of an insider view on how constitutional jurisprudence fun ...more
Feb 04, 2014
Apr 18, 2013
 
Evolution and ethics, and other essays
3.00
Cited in Magick: Liber ABA p.707
not set
Dec 28, 2009
 
Journals: Early Fifties, Early Sixties
3.85
None
Feb 12, 1992
Oct 31, 2013
 
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
3.59
None
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Jul 12, 2008
 
The Red Pony
3.41
None
Jan 1983
Jul 12, 2008
 
1985
3.48
None
Oct 14, 1991
Jul 12, 2008
 
King, Queen, Knave
3.81
None
Apr 2002
Jul 12, 2008
 
Notes from Underground & The Double
4.19
None
Oct 2004
Jul 12, 2008
 
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
4.06
None
not set
Jul 12, 2008
 
Kaddish and Other Poems
4.18
None
not set
Jul 12, 2008
 
A Raisin in the Sun
3.65
None
Oct 1994
Jul 12, 2008
 
How to Eat Fried Worms
3.70
None
not set
Jul 12, 2008
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.95
None
Sep 30, 1991
Jul 12, 2008
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
3.96
None
Nov 1984
Jul 12, 2008
 
On Bullshit
3.48
None
May 2005
Jul 12, 2008
 
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
4.22
None
not set
Jul 12, 2008
 
Howl and Other Poems
4.15
None
Jan 1992
Jul 12, 2008
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