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130
Stories of God: A New Translation
3.80
Rilke reads like mouthfuls of velvet. Here his wisdom is so natural that it's as though you're looking at stars rather than type.
May 15, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
 
139
The Complete Shorter Fiction of Virginia Woolf
3.93
g o r g e o u s

the perfect book to end the year.
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Nov 28, 2009
 
138
Pan
3.92
**spoiler alert** i would have given it 5 stars had the epilogue on Glahn's death not been a little anticlimactic. granted that given his neuroticism ...more
Nov 26, 2009
Nov 22, 2009
 
170
Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag
3.70
I appreciate the honesty of this memoir, despite its small scale it began with a good balance of both the admirable and the harsh in Sontag. It contai ...more
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Jan 13, 2013
 
137
Olivia
3.68
some of the passages on the yearning for the ideal woman are exquisite, and i think this would make a beautiful film, especially if it fleshed out the ...more
Dec 06, 2009
Nov 19, 2009
 
135
The Four Seasons of Brambly Hedge
4.48
My version came with audiotapes where vivaldi's music & scrumptious sound effects accompanied the narration. It was magical & remains one of m ...more
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Oct 18, 2009
 
165
Água Viva
4.20
Three spontaneous reactions after finishing this:

1) A scream. So good.
2) A sense of the infinite.
3) A feeling that I need read nothing else ever agai
...more
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Aug 14, 2012
 
172
The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art
4.24
this book is so fat with love.
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Feb 20, 2013
 
145
Nightwood
3.73
For some reason I didn't think this would be such a demonic read...I loved it.
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Mar 13, 2010
 
46
Mysteries
4.14
Again Hamsun manages to make the pit of my stomach pulse with anticipation. It is dangerously beautiful how simply and directly all the madness is wov ...more
Jul 30, 2009
Sep 21, 2008
 
142
Early Work, 1970-1979
4.13
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Jan 02, 2010
 
13
Elegy for Iris
3.68
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Sep 22, 2008
 
12
One Hundred Years of Solitude
4.00
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Sep 22, 2008
 
32
How Proust Can Change Your Life
3.77
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Sep 22, 2008
 
28
Peter Pan
4.10
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Sep 22, 2008
 
18
James and the Giant Peach
3.96
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Sep 22, 2008
 
17
Boy: Tales of Childhood
4.07
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Sep 22, 2008
 
24
The Witches
4.14
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Sep 22, 2008
 
41
The Outsider
3.93
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Sep 22, 2008
 
36
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Penguin Readers Level 4)
4.05
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Sep 22, 2008
 
31
If on a Winter's Night a Traveller
4.09
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Sep 22, 2008
 
16
Survival in Auschwitz
4.25
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Sep 22, 2008
 
40
The Stories of Eva Luna
3.93
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Sep 22, 2008
 
26
Daughter of Fortune
3.87
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Sep 22, 2008
 
15
The House of the Spirits
4.17
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Sep 22, 2008
 
39
Neverwhere
4.16
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Sep 22, 2008
 
11
Doctor Faustus
4.05
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Sep 22, 2008
 
30
The Master and Margarita
4.33
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Sep 22, 2008
 
27
Poems, Protest, and a Dream: Selected Writings
4.06
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Sep 22, 2008
 
21
A Moveable Feast
4.03
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Sep 22, 2008
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