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Look Homeward, Angel
3.93
This book is my nemesis.

No, seriously: I've been trying to read it for almost six years. I've tried to read it in the spring, the summer, the fall, th...more
not set
Aug 25, 2007
 
The Book Thief
4.36
... I didn't finish this one. I know it was incredibly well reviewed, both popularly and critically, but it never grabbed me, and I struggled through...more
not set
Jul 15, 2007
 
13 Ways of Looking at the Novel
3.76
Sometimes I'm in the mood for 500 pages of hefty literary criticism and history -- but, sadly, this was not one of those times. Not a bad book by any...more
Jul 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
Falling Man
3.18
Returned this to the library unfinished. I don't enjoy Don DeLillo, and I need to stop trying just because he's critically acclaimed. There's books ou...more
Jan 2008
Jan 24, 2008
 
A Day of Small Beginnings: A Novel
4.06
Another I didn't finish reading -- simply wasn't up my alley, especially for the summer. Dense, and probably engaging if you could get past the set-up...more
Jul 2007
Jul 15, 2007
 
Biography: A Brief History
3.73
Interesting, but way too dry for the subject material -- it's taken me six weeks to get a third of the way through this one, I'm finally just giving u...more
Aug 2007
Jul 26, 2007
 
Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture
4.27
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not set
Aug 25, 2007
 
The Wild Palms [If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem]
3.86
None
Dec 28, 2012
Jul 15, 2007
 
There's A Riot Going On: Revolutionaries, Rock Stars, and the Rise and Fall of '60s Counter-Culture
3.47
None
Dec 28, 2012
Oct 02, 2008
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