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Hard Love
3.74
**spoiler alert** Holden Caulfield-esque loner John finds friendship in a lesbian girl, Marisol, whose zine he admires. I found myself interested for ...more
Dec 2007
Feb 14, 2008
 
First Love: A Gothic Tale
3.14
The subtitle: "A Gothic Tale," prepares the reader for the stylized prose, and mysterious, dark, pastoral setting: many of the literary tropes of goth ...more
Jul 2006
Jul 04, 2007
 
Story of a Girl
3.68
Another YA read. In some ways an insightful book, but honestly, I'm sort of surprised this was a National Book Award Finalist. Story of a Girl does de ...more
Feb 16, 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
Healthy South Indian Cooking
3.64
Terrible photos, but generally delicious recipes. Most of them utilizing fairly easy-to-find ingredients (i.e. frozen lima beans) and simple technique ...more
not set
Aug 26, 2009
 
Vampire Stories
3.43
An odd and rather mediocre anthology of vampire short stories from Turgenev and D.H. Lawrence to Anne Rice and quite a few middling author's from the ...more
Jun 2009
Jun 19, 2009
 
Please Don't Feed the Bears: A Vegan Cookbook
4.10
The lack of index is frustrating...but is made up for by a wealth of metal clip art? The recipe for vegan nougat is intriguing.
not set
Jan 22, 2009
 
About the House
3.60
"...to stink of Poetry / is unbecoming, and never / to be dull shows a lack of taste."
Jan 04, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
The Voluptuous Vegan: More Than 200 Sinfully Delicious Recipes for Meatless, Eggless, and Dairy-Free Meals
3.69
Favorites: ravioli, borscht, coconut oil piecrust, & desserts.
not set
May 20, 2009
 
Ghost World
3.89
Daniel Clowes knows my soul.
Oct 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
Unnatural: Techno-Theory for a Contaminated Culture
3.00
Almost a zine, really. Full of disembodied bits of fiction, interspersed with manifestos, essays, and 90s graphic art. Quite a bit of rhetoric, althou ...more
Jul 2009
Jul 16, 2009
 
The House on Boulevard St.: New and Selected Poems
4.27
I seem to be a sucker for poets who like allusions. Kirby writes poems that jump from Elton John being fed "demitasse spoonfuls of warm banana / puddi ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
The House of the Scorpion (Matteo Alacran, #1)
4.11
Favorite book read with students in 2013-14.
May 2014
Jun 12, 2014
 
Then We Came to the End
3.44
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Dec 2008
Jan 22, 2009
 
I Am a Cat
3.71
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Nov 23, 2014
 
Experience and Education
3.89
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Nov 2009
Jan 06, 2010
 
Of Love and Hunger
4.14
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Sep 18, 2008
Sep 27, 2008
 
Asleep
3.73
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Nov 23, 2014
 
Crush
4.41
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Feb 2009
Feb 08, 2009
 
Varieties of Disturbance
3.80
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Sep 14, 2008
 
The Making of a Poem
3.93
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Sep 14, 2008
 
Donkey Gospel
4.13
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Jan 06, 2008
 
Meditations in an Emergency
4.24
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Aug 27, 2008
Aug 31, 2008
 
Embryoyo: New Poems
4.09
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Elegy On Toy Piano
4.05
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Skid
4.14
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Jul 04, 2007
 
Beloved Infidel
4.11
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Jul 04, 2007
 
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos
4.26
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Jul 04, 2007
 
If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho
4.32
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Jan 03, 2015
 
Short Talks
4.33
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Oct 2008
Nov 09, 2008
 
Breathturn
4.59
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Sep 16, 2009
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