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The Highly Sensitive Person
3.87
Aron has caught on to the fact that some of us are more susceptible to stimulation than others. Rather than use standard medical terminologies such as...more
Dec 2008
Nov 25, 2008
 
Glyph
3.83
I feel strange after reading this book. The story, itself, is inconsequential, simple. But layered on top of it is a mischievous exploration of academ...more
Jan 29, 2009
Jan 14, 2009
 
The Day of the Triffids
3.97
**spoiler alert** A prophetic book. In the opening pages, you might see this as a neo-conservative warning against the socialism of post-War England,...more
Dec 10, 2008
Dec 05, 2008
 
Allegiance: Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the Beginning of the Civil War
4.04
An excruciating history is revealed here, reminiscent in some ways of the prelude to World War I. Detzer tells the story of the shelling of Fort Sumte...more
Jan 2009
Dec 08, 2008
 
Soaring & Crashing: My Bipolar Adventures
3.29
My personal experience of people in mania (including myself) clumsily parcels out those who revel in their manias and those who fight them with every...more
Feb 02, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
 
The Sheltering Sky
3.92
**spoiler alert** To read this is to indulge in word-primed hashish, not laced in chocolate brownies to sweeten the bite, but hard and true. On every...more
Dec 15, 2008
Nov 15, 2008
 
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned
3.80
It turns out that more than acting, Alda loves to be a writer. His autobriography is episodic, anecdotal, zooming from one crisis to the next like the...more
Nov 26, 2008
Nov 12, 2008
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.96
My all time favorite book, a true masque of the confusion which can fill life amidst an insincere bureaucracy. Note that in this book, a Catch-22 is n...more
Jan 1976
Nov 12, 2008
 
The Pocket Buddha Reader
4.53
Every now and then, I need an infusion of wisdom. All I have to do is reach into my pants pocket and read this to remind me of how I need to be focusi...more
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Nov 15, 2008
 
Wheelock's Latin
4.07
I just realized that it has taken me nearly three months to get through Chapters 23 through 25. Participles and ininitives are giving me the willies!
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Nov 12, 2008
 
Ulysses
3.72
I've actually been reading this for the past three decades. In truth, I've skipped to the end many times.
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Nov 24, 2008
 
The Taming of the Shrew
3.82
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Nov 27, 2008
 
Elmer Gantry
3.96
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Nov 17, 2008
 
Seven Plays: Buried Child / Curse of the Starving Class / The Tooth of Crime / La Turista / Tongues / Savage Love / True West
4.16
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Nov 16, 2008
 
Three Plays: Desire Under the Elms / Strange Interlude / Mourning Becomes Electra
4.05
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Nov 14, 2008
 
Lies My Teacher Told Me
3.94
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Nov 19, 2008
 
Edie: American Girl
4.14
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Nov 30, 2008
 
Notes from Underground
4.14
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Nov 23, 2008
 
Edmund Spenser's Poetry
3.74
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Nov 19, 2008
 
The Negative (Ansel Adams Photography, #2)
4.41
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Dec 03, 2008
 
The Print (Ansel Adams Photography, #3)
4.36
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Dec 03, 2008
 
Second Skin
3.82
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Nov 19, 2008
 
Leaves of Grass
4.12
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Nov 15, 2008
 
Seven Types of Ambiguity
3.81
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Nov 18, 2008
 
The Selected Poems of Federico García Lorca (English and Spanish Edition)
4.32
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Dec 09, 2008
Nov 18, 2008
 
Complete Poems of D. H. Lawrence (Wordsworth Poetry Library)
3.99
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Nov 16, 2008
 
At the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror
4.25
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Nov 16, 2008
 
The Waste Land and Other Writings
4.21
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Nov 19, 2008
 
The Elements of Style
4.17
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Nov 26, 2008
 
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
3.97
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Nov 19, 2008
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