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Marco Polo Didn't Go There: Stories and Revelations from One Decade as a Postmodern Travel Writer
3.90
I haven't read this yet, but we went to a reading of his last night. There seems to be some unexamined male privilege and/or sexism going on here, but ...more
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Sep 24, 2008
 
360
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.31
Having to explain to my students, semester after semester, that I've never read Lord of the Rings is getting tiresome. I'm thinking it can perhaps be ...more
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Dec 08, 2014
 
235
Media and Cultural Studies: Key Works
3.95
Tracked this down via interlibrary loan specifical for Part IV: The Politics of Representation, but there are a number of essays in other sections tha ...more
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Aug 03, 2012
 
266
Ink (Paper Gods, #1)
3.67
Hey hey, I finally won a First Reads giveaway! I'm looking forward to reading this--I find the setting and the supernatural element really intriguing.
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Jun 11, 2013
 
153
How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater (Edward Zanni, #1)
3.83
I've been meaning to read this book ever since I went to a reading Marc Acito participated in back in 2004. He was utterly delightful!
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Mar 16, 2010
 
378
Women with Attention Deficit Disorder: Embrace Your Differences and Transform Your Life
4.18
My coping mechanisms are pretty strong (hard-fought!), but this still seems like it might be a worthwhile read.
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Feb 21, 2015
 
192
Beowulf
3.39
I've read Beowulf, of course, but I've been wanting to read Seamus Heaney's translation since it was published.
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Sep 25, 2011
 
156
Lizzie Borden in Love: Poems in Women's Voices
3.86
Ta-Nehisi Coates recently mentioned this on his blog, and I'm intrigued, though perhaps not entirely sold...
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May 19, 2010
 
119
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
3.94
This is an old favorite of mine, but I want to re-read it before I give it a rating.
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Jun 19, 2009
 
121
Island of the Blue Dolphins (Island of the Blue Dolphins #1)
3.78
This is another old favorite that I want to re-read before I give it a rating.
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Jun 19, 2009
 
391
Hell-Bent: Obsession, Pain, and the Search for Something Like Transcendence in Competitive Yoga
3.96
Recommended by a fellow yogini
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Apr 29, 2015
 
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The Progress of Love
4.17
I've read the first three stories in this collection--the opening story is a favorite of mine, in fact. Just need to read the rest of the collection.
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Aug 20, 2007
 
363
True Grit
4.11
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Jan 02, 2015
 
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Moo
3.45
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Aug 20, 2007
 
87
The Mismeasure of Man
4.04
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Jul 26, 2007
 
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The Assault on Reason
3.78
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Aug 20, 2007
 
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Native Son
3.92
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Aug 20, 2007
 
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Breath, Eyes, Memory
3.84
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Aug 25, 2007
 
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The Dew Breaker
3.76
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Aug 25, 2007
 
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Smoke and Mirrors
4.05
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Aug 26, 2007
 
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
4.01
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Aug 27, 2007
 
21
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
3.97
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Aug 29, 2007
 
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The Passion
4.12
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Aug 31, 2007
 
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The Lover (The Lover, #1)
3.77
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Aug 31, 2007
 
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Wise Blood
3.90
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Aug 31, 2007
 
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The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America
4.12
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Sep 14, 2007
 
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Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom
4.31
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Sep 14, 2007
 
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Our Kind
3.09
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Sep 14, 2007
 
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Brother, I'm Dying
4.05
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Sep 20, 2007
 
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Drown
4.03
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Sep 24, 2007
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