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China Moon Cookbook
3.92
Chef Tropp certainly did have a flair for the Chinese-California fusion! The recipies in this book are all far from ordinary or bland...and as far awa...more
Jan 1994
Aug 01, 2007
 
Faking It
3.44
More of a collection of essays than a linear examination of insincerity and the motivations for acting in bad faith. I especially paid attention to th...more
May 25, 2009
May 04, 2009
 
Life Among the Savages
4.06
I particularly liked the descriptions of smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee while she was pregnant!
Sep 2011
Sep 07, 2011
 
Sugar in My Bowl: Real Women Write about Real Sex
3.23
There were a few fun essays here, but mostly this read like a series of disconnected medicocre blog entries. Too bad...
Oct 2011
Sep 19, 2011
 
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America
3.70
Not all of the essays dealt with being Iranian nor her family...but a cute, quick read.
Jun 2009
Jun 11, 2009
 
Foucault Live: Interviews, 1961-84
4.32
I thought Foucault was god as an undergrad and I read whatever I could lay my slimy paws on.
This is a bunch of interviews and lectures. Some good, som...more
Jan 1997
Jan 17, 2008
 
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
3.74
This guy is a little bit too taken with his own cleverness. Amusing in some places, but highly overrated. I'd much rather go out for a beer with Chuck...more
Jan 2007
Jul 24, 2007
 
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again:  Essays and Arguments
4.28
Fucking brilliant! I love David Foster Wallace!
Oct 2011
Jul 24, 2007
 
Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration
4.43
A memoir not for the faint of heart.
Dec 20, 2013
Mar 27, 2011
 
Running After Antelope
3.95
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Jun 28, 2008
 
Twilight Zones: The Hidden Life of Cultural Images from Plato to O.J.
3.64
None
Jan 1998
Sep 14, 2007
 
Two or Three Things I Know for Sure
4.07
None
Jan 1995
Sep 26, 2007
 
Skin: Talking about Sex, Class and Literature
4.20
None
Jan 1995
Sep 26, 2007
 
The Great Republic: A History of America
4.07
None
Dec 04, 2007
Oct 16, 2007
 
Snobbery: The American Version
3.30
None
Mar 2008
Oct 27, 2007
 
From Boys to Men: Gay Men Write About Growing Up
3.75
None
Nov 2007
Nov 02, 2007
 
The Mummy at the Dining Room Table: Eminent Therapists Reveal Their Most Unusual Cases and What They Teach Us About Human Behavior
3.79
None
Jul 14, 2008
Jan 04, 2008
 
A Lover's Discourse: Fragments
4.36
None
Jul 2008
Jan 04, 2008
 
Superstud: Or How I Became a 24-Year-Old Virgin
3.73
None
Jan 2005
Jan 04, 2008
 
Shock Treatment
3.77
None
Jan 1990
Jan 04, 2008
 
Inside Therapy: Illuminating Writings About Therapists, Patients, and Psychotherapy
3.78
None
Jan 2008
Jan 08, 2008
 
No Touch Monkey!: And Other Travel Lessons Learned Too Late
3.34
None
Jul 08, 2008
Jan 17, 2008
 
Foucault and the Critique of Institutions
4.00
None
Jan 1998
Jan 17, 2008
 
A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
3.94
None
Jan 2002
Aug 03, 2007
 
Naked
4.07
None
Jan 1999
Jul 24, 2007
 
Stories from the Nerve Bible: A Retrospective, 1972-1992
4.47
None
not set
May 15, 2008
 
Pissed Off: On Women and Anger
3.51
None
Jul 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
Happy Birthday or Whatever: Track Suits, Kim Chee, and Other Family Disasters
3.68
None
Jun 2008
Jun 06, 2008
 
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
4.02
None
Jan 1998
Sep 10, 2007
 
Red-Dirt Marijuana and Other Tastes
3.96
None
not set
Aug 06, 2008
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