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Chang and Eng
3.28
I had a voyeuristic interest in reading this book, and was surprised that in reading it, I learned something about myself, or about people in general....more
Oct 2002
Feb 13, 2009
 
The Autobiography Of Mrs. Tom Thumb
3.64
Mrs.Tom Thumb was tiny but very capable when it came to persuading those around her to fulfill her needs, which were mainly to be on stage and be famo...more
Jun 08, 2012
Jun 09, 2012
 
Dancer
3.90
This is a fictional book about Russian ballet virtuoso Rudolf Nureyev. I was motivated to read the book after reading an interview with the author in...more
Feb 09, 2009
Feb 01, 2009
 
Frida
3.88
This is a fictional account of the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo as narrated by her younger sister Cristina who both loved and resented her. It t...more
Feb 28, 2012
Oct 10, 2011
 
Black Water
3.51
This is a compelling read even for readers who don’t remember the event it’s based on—the young woman who left a party with Senator Ted Kennedy at Cha...more
Mar 1996
Mar 25, 2009
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