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Downtown Owl
If you like reading Chuck Klosterman, don't read any interviews with the man. He is an ass and will turn you off to him as a writer. With that disclai ...more
Dec 2008
Jan 08, 2009
Lush Life
Best new book I read this year. You read a lot of reviews saying this is a story about a murder mystery that isn't really about a murder mystery, and ...more
Nov 2008
Jan 21, 2009
My first foray in to Palahniukia. It's true, Chuck writing sex scenes like an 11-year-old without the benefit of sex ed. When's the last time you refe ...more
May 2007
Mar 31, 2009
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
Long time Sedaris fan, but I could only get through the first four stories. I'm just Sedaris-ed out. I've outgrown that twee misanthropy. I guess that ...more
Jan 06, 2009
Jan 12, 2009
The Brief History of the Dead
Begins with amazing, vivid imagination. Gets a little sidetracked and resistant to define the rules of the universe created. Simultaneously inspiring ...more
Aug 2008
Jan 12, 2009
Run With the Hunted: A Charles Bukowski Reader
Picked up on Bukowski long after most people encounter him. Now he's in my top five American authors of the 20th century. If only alcholo made us all ...more
Jun 2007
Jan 12, 2009
Love in the Time of Cholera
If you compare this book to contemporary books you've read, the conclusion might prove unfavorable. This book, from what I understand the official beg ...more
Jan 2006
Feb 03, 2009
two and 1/2 good short stories and 21 "meh" ones with one terrible connecting narrative.
Mar 2009
Mar 31, 2009
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Achingly smart. Wondrously observed. Far longer than necessary.

You'll fall in love with the narrator, until you realize she's a tease who'll eat up te
Jul 14, 2009
Jul 14, 2009
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
not set
Feb 18, 2009