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A Confederacy of Dunces
3.87
One of my favorite books but not everyone's cup of gumbo.

I've had friends who couldn't get past the first few chapters because they didn't like the ma...more
Jan 1986
Feb 08, 2009
 
Tourist Season
3.95
Someone once called "Nancy" the perfect comic strip because before you decide you're not going to read it, you already have.

I've picked up Hiaasen's...more
Feb 07, 2009
Feb 08, 2009
 
Wise Blood
3.91
This novella has the symbolism, religion and tragic sense that I associate with Southern Gothic Literature. That it is also funny shows that it can be...more
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Jun 04, 2011
 
The Assistant
3.84
Very readable. As if a Greek myth or bible story were set in 1950s Brooklyn. Simple, but it vividly portrays the longing for a better life, the weight...more
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Sep 21, 2013
 
Under the Skin
3.68
Like films that invoke a unique mood, I won't forget this one soon. A loose science fiction scenario is only the framework on which the story raises q...more
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Apr 25, 2011
 
The Easy Way Out
3.68
My favorite of McCauley's books and the wittiest, although The Object of My Affection might be a better place to start story-wise. Readers who are unc...more
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Feb 08, 2009
 
The New York Trilogy
3.93
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Feb 08, 2009
 
Beyond Culture
3.97
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
3.61
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Feb 08, 2009
 
Revolution in the Head: The Beatles' Records and the Sixties
4.28
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
True Enough
3.33
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Feb 08, 2009
 
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
3.67
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Feb 08, 2009
 
Five Screenplays: The Great McGinty / Christmas in July / The Lady Eve / Sullivan's Travels / Hail the Conquering Hero
4.81
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Screwball! Hollywood's Madcap Romantic Comedies
4.28
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief
4.22
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May 27, 2014
Dec 09, 2010
 
American Pastoral (The American Trilogy #1)
3.90
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May 27, 2014
Aug 26, 2011
 
Riddley Walker
4.07
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Sep 14, 2012
 
Rides of the Midway: A Novel
3.75
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Sep 15, 2013
 
Skinny Dip
3.75
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Feb 08, 2009
 
The Final Solution
3.28
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Feb 08, 2009
 
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings
4.22
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Feb 08, 2009
 
The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
4.14
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Feb 08, 2009
 
A Sense of Mission: Historic Churches of the Southwest
4.43
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
O.K. You Mugs: Writers on Movie Actors
3.88
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Jul 16, 2011
 
Shakespeare: The World as Stage
3.76
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Jun 04, 2011
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.13
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Nineteen Seventy Seven (Red Riding, #2)
3.84
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Sep 15, 2013
 
The Right Stuff
4.21
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Feb 08, 2009
 
Shake, Rattle and Roll: The Founders of Rock and Roll
3.86
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May 27, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Object of My Affection
3.79
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Feb 08, 2009
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