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The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities
4.36
five stars lit but I gave it a four for one reason: to confront abusers without support from qualified individuals is problematic. Sure, some abusive ...more
May 20, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
Life Is Not a Reality Show
2.84
picked this up to kill time for my appointment. i cannot give it even a one star as it's pure self serving drivel. Four pages on shampoos and the rest ...more
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Feb 07, 2013
 
The Hundred-Year Lie: How Food and Medicine Are Destroying Your Health
3.97
eh. personal opinions masked by the author's journalism background is not a good mix on this very big subject.
Jan 06, 2013
Dec 18, 2012
 
My New York Diary
3.82
How obnoxious and boring can you get? This book is it.
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Apr 16, 2011
 
Hideous Progeny: Disability, Eugenics, and Classic Horror Cinema
4.21
Although written in an academic style (which can be tiresome), it certainly was not tedious as I learned quite a bit more from it than I thought I wou ...more
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Jul 20, 2013
 
Style File: The World's Most Elegantly Dressed
2.75
Having been a fan of Isabella Blow, I was drawn to this book of stylish people all saying the same thing about fashion (do not conform, dress as how y ...more
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Feb 14, 2013
 
Self-Portrait
3.96
one of the best, well written autobiography. Granted, it's by an actress but the stories are neither shallow or tedious like most actor bio. Discussio ...more
May 19, 2012
May 02, 2012
 
Punk: An Aesthetic
4.21
Excellent collection of zines, posters, photographs and notes especially by William Gibson. Definitely a book worth shelling out money for ( which pro ...more
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Sep 17, 2012
 
Living with Less: How to Downsize to 100 Personal Possessions
2.16
reading this is like reading a page from dumb women's magazines with posed pictures of staged furniture and stepford-type women. Mary can't seem to co ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Jul 19, 2013
 
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
4.01
for the most part, it's a great read for myself as an introvert and having felt justified in my own social cues from reading different folks' stories. ...more
Jan 05, 2013
Nov 07, 2012
 
Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them
3.48
good reminder of stuff that I already know and I appreciate the note on how flip flops are the bane of Clinton's existence. A good book for overweight ...more
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Feb 10, 2013
 
The Jaws Log
4.01
probably the only book on film production that didn't bore me to tears. excellent storytelling and explanations of certain positions in the film busin ...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 04, 2013
 
Life
3.82
Best line in the book: "Mick's album was called She's the Boss, which said it all. I've never listened to the entire thing all the way through. Who ha ...more
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Apr 02, 2011
 
Hollywood, Interrupted: Insanity Chic in Babylon — The Case Against Celebrity
3.32
Very misleading as in the beginning, it was all about hollywood gossip and yet it turned into some weird ass right-wing mumbling. I had my suspicion w ...more
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Mar 15, 2012
 
Fugue State
4.04
Took me more than a month to finish this collection of short stories. Not that they were terrible (because they weren't), it was more like reading a b ...more
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Jul 05, 2012
 
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty
2.87
I like Diane Keaton and I expected this to be like "Then Again" which was adorable, intelligent and had the right amount of "La Di Da". well, this one ...more
Jun 12, 2014
Dec 18, 2013
 
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit (Out of the Hitler Time, #1)
3.87
Lovely and sad. What else can I say about it? Like all holocaust literature, you can't criticize it without feeling like crap. Although in this case, ...more
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Jan 29, 2011
 
Habibi
4.02
Slightly disappointed but it has been seven years since Craig Thompson published anything so I'll take anything even if it's uncomfortable. Kinda like ...more
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Apr 16, 2011
 
The Cat's Table
3.58
much more accessible for the general readers to comprehend and yet not watered down. there are still that ondaatje style that we all know and love
May 13, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
 
The Cloaca
4.00
Easy read, not too profound in that shitty way, a good piece of literature when you're sick of other Canadian authors who are so dry and tedious
not set
Feb 05, 2013
 
The Crow
4.25
This was my very first exposure to the graphic novels world when I was a 12 years old brat. It's just as good today as it was when I was 12.
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Apr 16, 2011
 
Open City
3.52
Easily one of the best prose/lit I read in years. What a relief to find this in this time of age in amidst of all other written garbage today.
Aug 24, 2013
Aug 10, 2013
 
The Colonizer and the Colonized
4.05
it's a great introductory read for anyone including those who reject or accept their inherent role as colonizers.
Sep 13, 2012
Jan 09, 2012
 
Helmut Newton, a Gun for Hire (Photo Books S.)
4.31
Before Photoshop and airbrushing, there was Helmut Newton with his badly lighted scenes that were also beautiful
Aug 03, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
 
Rookie Yearbook One
4.48
loved that sonja ahlers contributed and all the writing were so so so honest. lurve!
Oct 15, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
 
The Last Living Slut: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage
3.28
it says a lot when one prefer the trash of motley crue's the dirt vs. this one. it's eh.
Jun 08, 2013
Mar 27, 2013
 
Normal Gets You Nowhere
3.52
Just recycling the same things that people with common sense already know.
not set
Jun 14, 2011
 
I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections
3.69
great book about nothing but it's a funny kind of nothingness
Dec 03, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
 
I Slept With Joey Ramone
3.93
everyone is really unlikeable in this book especially Johnny Ramone
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Mar 27, 2013
 
Artichoke Tales
3.00
This chick is smoking something and it ain't good.
not set
Apr 16, 2011
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