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Memorable Providences: Relating To Witchrafts And Possessions (Notable American Authors)
2.86
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Aug 23, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
 
Notes from a Small Island
3.90
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Nov 10, 2008
 
On the Road
3.66
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Nov 10, 2008
 
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
4.05
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Aug 18, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
 
Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
4.11
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Jul 28, 2013
Jul 23, 2013
 
The House on Mango Street
3.52
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Jan 27, 2009
 
The Business of Fancydancing
4.17
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May 25, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.24
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Nov 12, 2008
 
Artaud Anthology
4.29
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Nov 12, 2008
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.28
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Nov 12, 2008
 
Life of Pi
3.87
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Nov 12, 2008
 
The Diary of a Young Girl
4.07
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Jan 27, 2009
 
Blue Jean Buddha: Voices of Young Buddhists
3.55
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May 25, 2010
May 27, 2010
 
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
4.32
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Dec 02, 2011
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.05
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Jan 04, 2009
 
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
4.08
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May 24, 2010
Jun 13, 2009
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.10
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May 26, 2010
Jun 13, 2009
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.27
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Nov 12, 2008
 
I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away
3.89
An entertaining series of two to four page essays written by one of the most amusing authors. The book is lighthearted and witty, a brainless, sometim ...more
Oct 2008
Nov 10, 2008
 
You Can Get Arrested for That: 2 Guys, 25 Dumb Laws, 1 Absurd American Crime Spree
2.83
A somewhat difficult read due to its authors ill-conceived writing style. The book is at times tedious, at times entertaining. I'd recommend it, but w ...more
Oct 2008
Nov 10, 2008
 
Alice Cooper, Golf Monster: A Rock 'n' Roller's 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict
3.94
This book was a very easily accessible book, and surprisingly entertaining. It's written in a fun way and many nods are given to entertaining anecdote ...more
Nov 04, 2008
Nov 10, 2008
 
Orange Is the New Black
3.68
Interesting book, and fascinating to see how little there is in common with the show. This is more of a sociological review than it is a prison narrat ...more
Apr 14, 2014
Oct 19, 2013
 
Holidays on Ice
3.96
This book was an incredibly amusing set of short stories connected by the uniting theme of Christmas-time and general irony. The best story, in my opi ...more
Dec 17, 2009
May 20, 2009
 
Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival
3.93
This book was an interesting enough examination of the various disasters that Anderson Cooper has reported on. He talks briefly of his childhood and w ...more
Aug 15, 2008
Nov 10, 2008
 
Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer
4.07
I normally don't go for the inspirational books, let alone the sports memoirs. Lynne Cox is the exception to all of this. Her book is soft spoken, det ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 27, 2009
 
Reality Sandwiches
3.94
Definitely worth reading for "The Green Automobile" and "Dream Record". A general knowledge of the beats will explain why. "Siesta in Xbalba" and "On ...more
Jun 16, 2013
Jun 16, 2013
 
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
3.86
Born Standing Up was not so much a memoir as it was a reflection on the history of stand up during the 60s and 70s. Steve Martin's reflections on the ...more
Jun 18, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
3.99
Hunter S. Thompson lived with the Angels for over a year, recording their thoughts and witnessing their lifestyle. In this book he takes an objective ...more
Jun 17, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return
4.21
I liked this a lot better than Persepolis 1. The previous book seemed less connected to the reader, whereas this one showed a full transformation. I f ...more
May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
Grace Beats Karma: Letters from Prison 1958-1960
3.61
As previous reviews have duly noted this book is somewhat difficult to get through. As the title (byline?) states, this is a collection of the letters ...more
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Jan 14, 2009
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