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Another Roadside Attraction
3.97
really liked it
Tom Robbins has always been one of my favorite authors, and certainly my favorite stylist. He does things with language that seem impossible--he had a ...more
Feb 07, 2014
Oct 12, 2012
 
Discovery: Champion of the Space Shuttle Fleet
4.57
it was amazing
This is a really cool history of one of the flagship space shuttles, from its construction to its current home at the Udvar-Hazy Center at the Smithso ...more
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Sep 28, 2014
 
Attempting Normal
3.77
it was amazing
First book I've read in one sitting in a long time--grabbed me from the Introduction and didn't let go. Marc seems to experience himself as a narrativ ...more
May 19, 2014
May 18, 2014
 
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
3.57
it was amazing
What an engaging and compelling novel! With free abundant energy and the end of death, people are left to find their own way in ad-hoc work based on t ...more
May 21, 2014
Dec 09, 2011
 
Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life
3.84
it was amazing
As a big fan of Robbins for the past thirty years, I particularly appreciated this book, a collection of stories from his life. While I had hoped for ...more
Jun 04, 2014
May 26, 2014
 
My Brief History
3.53
really liked it
I have to admit to being a bit disappointed. The book is written with humility and openness, but seems very restrained--to the point of being opaque. ...more
Nov 08, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
it was amazing
I don't know what took me so long to get around to this amazing novel. As a long-time science fiction reader, I appreciated the plot device of Ice-9, ...more
Jun 27, 2013
Jul 07, 2013
 
The Whispering Muse
3.48
it was amazing
An odd and deluded narrator, mythic stories intertwined with a prosaic "modern" life, and an understated eloquence--I need to read more Sjón!
Jul 03, 2013
May 06, 2013
 
The Challenge of Space
3.00
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Sep 02, 2012
 
Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth
4.10
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May 02, 2012
 
The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History
3.39
really liked it
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Oct 12, 2012
 
The Best American Short Stories 1995
3.91
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Chip Kidd: Book One: Work: 1986-2006
4.29
it was amazing
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Oct 12, 2012
 
The Forever War
4.15
it was amazing
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests
4.03
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Oct 12, 2012
 
At the Earth's Core (Pellucidar, #1)
3.76
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Oct 12, 2012
 
The Verificationist
3.42
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Oct 01, 2014
 
Vineland
3.66
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Nov 09, 2011
 
Six Memos for the Next Millennium
4.21
really liked it
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Amrita
3.62
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Amnesia Moon
3.49
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Oct 09, 2011
 
Willful Creatures
3.99
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Nov 20, 2012
 
Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
3.97
really liked it
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Naked Lunch
3.46
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Nov 09, 2011
 
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
3.94
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Pastoralia
4.11
really liked it
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Eon (The Way, #1)
3.86
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Hatchet Jobs: Writings on Contemporary Fiction
3.43
really liked it
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Miami Blues
3.98
liked it
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Wish You Were Here: The Official Biography of Douglas Adams
4.14
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Oct 12, 2012
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