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The Goldfinch
After reading this intense, amazing book, I read some interviews with Donna Tartt, including the 1992 Vanity Fair interview that came out right before ...more
Jan 16, 2014
Jan 16, 2014
An Abundance of Katherines
not as good as looking for alaska
Mar 2007
Mar 20, 2007
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
hooray for harry potter!
Jul 2007
Jul 23, 2007
The Sea
any reader of depressing irish fiction (or watcher of indie films) will know exactly what the final twist is as soon as they've read about twenty page ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 10, 2007
The Complete Uncollected Short Stories (Volumes 1&2)
does anybody have a copy of this?
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Jul 05, 2007
One Hundred Years of Solitude
will i ever finish reading this book?
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Apr 19, 2007
an exquisite slap in the face
Mar 2007
Mar 15, 2007
Cutting for Stone
looking for a book with gory medical procedures, siamese twins and info about haile selassie that will make you cry and cry? here it is!
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Sep 26, 2011
Half Broke Horses
little house on the prairie for grownups - this was nearly as good as the glass castle, which was nearly perfect.
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Feb 02, 2010
Olive Kitteridge
Kind of like Anne of Green Gables for adults, with Rachel Lynde (Miranda's frenemy) as the protagonist. I loved it.
May 2009
May 18, 2009
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol I: The Pox Party
sort of like johnny tremain + harry potter - wizards. never really read anything like this before - loved it.
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Apr 20, 2010
self-help for people who would rather tell themselves that they're reading a business book. like me!
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Feb 08, 2011
The Good Thief
Such a satisfying read - like Dickens with all of the boring parts taken out.
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Feb 06, 2011
Eat, Pray, Love
had to see why people went so crazy over it. found it to be surprisingly okay.
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Feb 02, 2010
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
i am going to make a bold statement: i liked this more than i liked bossypants!
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Apr 08, 2012
On the Jellicoe Road
read this if you want to cry like a fourteen-year-old girl.
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Apr 20, 2010
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
there are a lot of open-faced sandwiches in this book.
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Apr 26, 2010
The Orange Eats Creeps
Best lines ever: "My first impulse is to go to sleep. My second impulse is to have sex with it and my third impulse is to eat it. That's how my mind w ...more
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Oct 03, 2010
Her Last Death
unexpectedly fantastic.
Jan 2009
Jan 17, 2009
Teach Me
teenagers are crazy.
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Feb 02, 2010
The Kingdom on the Waves (The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, #2)
and loved this one even more!
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Apr 20, 2010
A Visit from the Goon Squad
everybody should read this!
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Mar 24, 2011
Lightning on the Sun: A Novel
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May 27, 2010
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
this book glows.
Aug 2009
Aug 14, 2009
The Emperor's Children
this book is about privileged brown grads 10 years after graduation, finding their way in nyc at the turn of this century - somehow, though, everythin ...more
Jul 2007
Jul 18, 2007
What is the What
i was skeptical going into this book - dave eggers being dave eggers, i read the intro, with its note from valentio deng, as a sort of joke. i didn't ...more
Jun 2007
Jul 02, 2007
Suite Française
lives up to the reviews. similar to gone with the wind in scope and sensibility.
if we ever need to flee los angeles, i'm going to hide out by the kern
Jul 2007
Jul 23, 2007
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
an appropriate halloween read - this book is terrifying. also, if the underlying system is essentially screwed, how close are we to our next financial ...more
Oct 30, 2010
Sep 06, 2010
Oh the Glory of it All
from the book:
"Kids are trusting and wise and i cannot think of a less useful combination to be born with. The wisdom lets children know who they are.
Dec 2007
Dec 20, 2007
I.O.U.: Why Everyone Owes Everyone and No One Can Pay
only halfway through but this book is so good - easier to understand and more global in scope than The Big Short. if you're still confused about the o ...more
Mar 19, 2013
Jul 26, 2011
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