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American Pastoral (The American Trilogy #1)
3.91
This is a tough novel to get through in some senses and one many women find laughably misogynist. I'd argue that while, not unproblematic, the book's ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
Casanova, Vol. 1: Luxuria
3.81
The book that began my Matt Fraction love affair. A paean to Grant Morrison and indy rock that has no right be a good as it is. The art by Gabriel Ba ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
The Invincible Iron Man, Vol. 1: The Five Nightmares
4.09
I just wrote reviews of volumes 1 and 2 of Cassanova and am starting to feel my enthusiasm for Matt Fraction become tainted by the fact that everythin ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
Omega the Unknown
3.63
Add this to the list of comics from over the last year that seemingly came out of nowhere and began as impulse buys only to quickly rise in my estimat ...more
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Dec 11, 2008
 
Aetheric Mechanics
3.67
An above-average Warren Ellis story with great black and white art. I was drawn in by the steampunk Sherlock Holmesy-ness, but was impressed and surpr ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
Casanova, Vol. 2: Gula
4.12
I was disappointed to see Gabriel Ba go at first, but by the end I was just as in love, if not more so, with Fabio Moon's art. In fact, the two of tho ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
Light in August
3.92
An astonishing accomplishment of a book. Time loops in on itself again and again as a young girl makes a seemingly foolish search for the man who impr ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
The Custom of the Country
3.99
My first Edith Wharton. I read it for school, like most of the books on my shelf at the moment. Surprisingly sharp and even vaguely shocking account o ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
 
Almanac of the Dead
3.94
This one is hard to recommend as it's overly long and literally all over the place, but some of it was awesome. If you want to read something with a h ...more
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Dec 10, 2008
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