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Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office
3.91
some funny parts, but cynicism gets old and i start to wonder if the materialism and egoism that the book is supposedly satirizing seeps into my subco...more
Jan 2007
Jul 31, 2007
 
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
3.84
a clinical therapist who has seen hundreds of adolescent girls writes about 15 case studies which reprsent the kinds of issues she has seen again and...more
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Oct 22, 2007
 
A Man Without a Country
4.05
Leonard Cohen said in his book of longing, my life consists of sleeping 18 hours a day, and spending the remaining 6 saying good night to very importa...more
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
I read this freshman year of high school, then i wrote an essay about it in which the word "Hardship" appeared at a least every other sentence. Jane E...more
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Oct 22, 2007
 
White Noise
3.85
Characterizes the suburban experience, the rotting of concious awareness, the constant influx of meaningless aggravating necessity of existing without...more
Jan 1998
Oct 22, 2007
 
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
3.98
One of those books that is taking me more than 3 years to finish, but I haven't given up...there's definitely some knowledge in here to be had...it co...more
Jan 2005
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
3.90
Read with On the Road and/or Junkie for vicarious drug induced road trip experience.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Bluebeard
3.99
Definitive Vonnegut text on procrastination, inaction due to fear of failing, and/or a self help guide for the self-aware, overly-critically self para...more
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Painted Bird
3.94
Fascinating true story of jerzy kosinski's survival as an 8 or 9 year old jew through rural eastern europe during world war 2...cruel and miraculous.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Steppenwolf
4.08
One of the most influential books I've read...A culmination down the road of myriad selves within each individual
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
All Creatures Great and Small
4.28
One of my favorite books ever, just hanging out with a veterinarian in the late 1800s
Jan 1990
Oct 22, 2007
 
Lord of the Flies
3.60
A book about human nature, Heart of Darkness for kids, Piggy has the conch.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
3.67
David Sedaris' most favoritest short stories, a great collection.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Metamorphosis
3.73
Brilliant, unforgettable little snapshot of petty bourgeois love
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.01
Definitive Vonnegut text on time and life. Start here.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
Snarky reading for a day...or two.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
A Passage to India
3.62
BOooooooring
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Hotel New Hampshire
3.86
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Accidental Tourist
3.87
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Oct 22, 2007
 
1984
4.09
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.94
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Oct 22, 2007
 
On the Road
3.66
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Red Tent
4.13
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.02
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.84
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The World According to Garp
4.04
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.71
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame
4.24
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Being There
3.86
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Oct 22, 2007
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