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The Lesson of the Master
3.81
It's hard to be an artist. That's what I learned from this book. For the longest time no one pays attention to you, then you do one decent thing and g...more
not set
Dec 20, 2008
 
My Life
3.92
I have previously hated Chekhov ever since, in high school, I was forced to perform one of his plays in drama class. It was called "The Bear" and was...more
not set
Nov 27, 2008
 
How the Two Ivans Quarrelled
3.88
So apparently Seth Rogen did not invent comedy, as I had previously thought.

Gogol is funny as shit. I know you don't believe it, because he is from th...more
Nov 26, 2008
Nov 26, 2008
 
The Death of Ivan Ilych
3.98
It's possible that I only liked this because I am a morbid freak, but I think it's more likely that it is, you know, a great piece of literature.

For...more
Nov 26, 2008
Nov 22, 2008
 
The Lifted Veil
3.39
This book was actually really good, and now I feel embarrassed about how much I hated Silas Marner in the tenth grade. I mean, you've got to respect s...more
Jan 2009
Dec 20, 2008
 
Stempenyu: A Jewish Romance
3.88
Apparently even classic Jewish authors write about Jewish women as money-obsessed, shrewish nags. Huh.
not set
Dec 10, 2008
 
The Girl With the Golden Eyes
3.42
Hey Beavis. Balzac. Balzzzac. Ballsack. Heh heh. Heh.
not set
Dec 10, 2008
 
The Beach of Falesa
3.57
yeah imperialism isn't looking so hot. also this has less pirates in it than his other books.
Jan 21, 2009
Jan 01, 2009
 
The Lemoine Affair
3.45
proust makes fun of people but the problem is that we don't live in france 100 years ago so we don't know who they are.
Feb 20, 2009
Jan 21, 2009
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