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Truth and Method
4.15
One of the greatest philosophical writings of the twentieth century, and one of the few that actually matters. As the status of science rose in modern ...more
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Return to the Château: Story of O (Volume 2) {preceded by A Girl in Love}
3.21
Good Reads doesn't seem to have Story of O so I chose this. An interesting read so far with the focus on the female perspective. Only really read de S ...more
Aug 22, 2009
May 31, 2009
 
Selected Letters, 1940-1956
4.07
This collection was edited very well. I found it easier to read and more enjoyable than On the Road . It follows the trials of Kerouac as he struggles ...more
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Look Homeward, Angel
3.93
Necessary reading for anyone who has lived in Western North Carolina. It ain't easy to read and its bloody long, but it does for Asheville what Ulysse ...more
Feb 2005
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
4.14
For Camus the most important question in philosophy is suicide. If there's no god or "meaning" in life then what is there to keep us alive?

Given the b
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Jan 2002
Jul 06, 2007
 
Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion
4.05
For a basic understanding of malt whisky you really don't need to look further than this book. The only annoying thing about this book is how many gre ...more
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Jul 07, 2007
 
The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes
4.12
This is THE cocktail book. Sure, it's expensive and made for the coffee table rather than for actual bar work, but its the best hard copy resource for ...more
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Jul 07, 2007
 
Ulysses
3.72
An extremely difficult read but incredibly rewarding. This isn't a book you want to read on your way to work; it requires a lot of focus and thought, ...more
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Rum Diary
3.83
This is Thompson before the mind blowing drug experimentation and gonzo politics. Booze, shady journalists, convertibles and Caribbean islands. Very e ...more
Oct 2004
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
Without Huck Finn modern American literature would be completely unrecognizable, and yet for all its literary importance its also a fun read.
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.96
One of the great modern anti-war books, not to mention one of the funniest damn books ever.
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Jul 06, 2007
 
A People's History of the United States
4.12
Why this isn't the required text in every high school US history class is beyond me.
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Homage to Catalonia
4.14
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Sickness Unto Death (Kierkegaard's Writings, Vol 19)
4.09
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The 120 Days of Sodom and Other Writings
3.46
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May 31, 2009
 
Fight Club
4.19
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Jul 07, 2007
 
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
4.05
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.64
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Twilight of the Idols/The Anti-Christ
4.15
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-Crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
3.94
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Witches
4.14
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Jul 07, 2007
 
A Local Book for Local People
3.98
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Mar 13, 2009
 
On the Genealogy of Morals/Ecce Homo
4.12
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Either/Or: A Fragment of Life
4.15
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Dr. Sax
3.43
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Nineteen Eighty-Four
4.09
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Dangerous Summer
3.66
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Jul 06, 2007
 
From Hell
4.15
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Mar 13, 2009
 
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare
3.86
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None
4.04
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Jul 06, 2007
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