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Words Under the Words: Selected Poems
4.44
These poems are really beautiful.. here is one for you.

Kindness

Before you know what kindness really is
you must lose things,
feel the future dissolve in...more
not set
Jul 26, 2007
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
I think D.S. is best in the audio version, especially in the live tracks. My favorite bits of this book were excerpted on This American Life - they de...more
Feb 10, 2008
Mar 30, 2008
 
The Maytrees
3.50
I need to read this one again. It was a love story that asked questions about the nature of love. Along the way she gave some beautiful distillations...more
Aug 2007
Jul 26, 2007
 
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
4.05
There were some *hilarious* bits (Christmas in the Netherlands, OCD stuff), and Sedaris' talent for describing people got me through the rest of it. I...more
Jul 2007
Jul 07, 2007
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
I love this book. It is kind of an epic in that it covers so many topics so well - magic, comics, art, religion, homosexuality, the Holocaust, immigra...more
Mar 26, 2008
Mar 30, 2008
 
The Chosen
4.00
A good story about friendship, coming of age. I also enjoyed the insight into Orthodox Judaism. The writing was not as complex or gripping as that in...more
Jul 2007
Jul 04, 2007
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
A journey through recent Afghani history through the eyes of two women -- a reminder of who gets hurt most in war. Beautiful, redemptive story.
Jul 2007
Jul 04, 2007
 
Ancestor Stones
3.76
Women's perspective on war -- heard excerpts and interview on "Fresh Air"
not set
Jul 02, 2007
 
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
4.09
meh, this guy is way into himself.
not set
Aug 03, 2007
 
Their Eyes Were Watching God
3.82
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Annie Dillard Reader
4.37
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Mar 30, 2008
Jul 10, 2007
 
Blue Shoes and Happiness (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #7)
4.04
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The God of Small Things
3.88
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Jul 2006
Jun 19, 2007
 
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
3.70
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary: By Any Means Necessary
3.92
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May 2002
Jun 24, 2007
 
The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, #1)
4.11
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Operating Instructions
4.17
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Feb 2007
Jun 20, 2007
 
My Name Is Asher Lev
4.16
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Jun 2007
Jun 20, 2007
 
The Gift of Asher Lev
4.10
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Jul 2007
Jun 20, 2007
 
Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)
3.93
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Jun 20, 2007
 
The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose
4.26
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Jul 08, 2007
 
The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism
3.80
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Mar 30, 2008
 
Wanderings
3.93
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Embroideries
3.76
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Jun 20, 2007
 
Holy the Firm
4.23
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Jan 2007
Jun 19, 2007
 
Life of Pi
3.86
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Jul 2006
Jun 19, 2007
 
Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
3.82
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Jun 21, 2007
 
The Bonesetter's Daughter
3.96
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Jan 2002
Jun 19, 2007
 
The Joy Luck Club
3.85
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Jan 1995
Jun 19, 2007
 
Till We Have Faces
4.16
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Jun 20, 2007
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