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number9dream
3.93
I found Number9Dream rewarding and frustrating in equal measure. The book follows a naive, video-game obsessed country boy named Eiji Miyake on his qu ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil
3.64
I was disappointed with this book, but it might have to do with my enthusiasm for Saunders' previous books, Pastoralia and Civilwarland in Bad Decline ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
American Gods
4.10
Gaiman has a wonderful eye for the details of daily life. He takes characters and situations that might seem clich
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Constant Gardener
3.74
This was a suprisingly effective and moving thriller. I read it prior to seeing the movie. Actually, I was finishing it up just as the lights dimmed f ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Sacred Games
3.92
This book is very good, and very long, and unfortunately, for me, the long part waylaid the good part in a dark alley. It's a gangster novel, a detect ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Colorado Kid
3.22
The first book this year that I threw across the room in a fit of rage. It wasn't the ending that isn't an ending that bothered me. It was that it was ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade
4.03
The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat As Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of The Marquis de Sade ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books
3.76
A Passion for Books : A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Ap ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Civil War Chronicle: The Only Day-by-Day Portrait of America's Tragic Conflict as Told by Soldiers, Journalists, Politicians, Farmers, Nurses, Slaves, and Other Eyewitnesses
5.00
The Civil War Chronicle : The Only Day-by-Day Portrait of America's Tragic Conflict as Told by Soldiers, Journalists, Politicians, Farmers, Nurses, Sl ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Do What You Are : Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
3.83
Do What You Are : Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type--Revised and Updated Edition Featuring E-careers for the ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Devices and Desires (Engineer Trilogy, #1)
3.69
A fantasy novel set in a world where engineering and mechanics are the "magic." This is the first fantasy novel I've read in years, and I'm enjoying i ...more
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period
4.21
Textile Designs : Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period by Susan Meller (2002)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Chopping Block Vol. 1: Always Remember to Bring the Scythe: The First Chopping Block Comic Collection
4.56
Chopping Block Always Remember to Bring the Scythe: The First Chopping Block Comic Collection (Chopping Block Series, 1) by Lee Abram Herold (2004)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
I, Claudius (Claudius, #1)
4.27
I, Claudius : From the Autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, Born 10 B.C., Murdered and Deified A.D. 54 (Vintage International) by Robert Graves (1989)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
French in Action: A Beginning Course in Language and Culture: Workbook, Part 1
4.46
French in Action : A Beginning Course in language and Culture, Second Edition: Workbook, Part 1 (Yale Language Series) by Pierre Capretz (1994)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
4.26
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll (2004)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Chicago Manual of Style
4.21
The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers (14th Edition) by Chicago Editorial Staff (1993)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Dark is Rising Sequence (The Dark is Rising, #1-5)
4.30
The Dark Is Rising Sequence: Silver on the Tree/The Grey King/Greenwitch/The Dark Is Rising/Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper (1993)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Essentials of Investments with Standard & Poor's Educational Version of Market Insight + Powerweb + Stock Trak Coupon
3.28
Essentials of Investments with Standard & Poor's Educational Version of Market Insight + PowerWeb + Stock Trak Coupon by Zvi Bodie (2003)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown
3.72
Questioning the Millennium : A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown (Revised Edition) by Stephen Jay Gould (1999)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Making of a Bestseller: Success Stories from Authors and the Editors, Agents, and Booksellers Behind Them
3.18
The Making of a Bestseller : Success Stories from Authors and the Editors, Agents, and Booksellers Behind Them by Brian Hill (2005)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Adaptations: From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films
3.99
Adaptations : From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films by Stephanie Harrison (2005)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The New American House 4: Innovations in Residential Design and Construction (New American)
3.33
The New American House 4: Innovations in Residential Design and Construction (New American) by James Grayson Trulove (2003)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Search for the Giant Squid: The Biology and Mythology of the World's Most Elusive Sea Creature
3.69
The Search for the Giant Squid : The Biology and Mythology of the World's Most Elusive Sea Creature by Richard Ellis (1999)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Emperor and the Wolf: The Lives and Films of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune
4.18
The Emperor and the Wolf: The Lives and Films of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune by Stuart Galbraith IV (2002)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The Japanese Experience Inevitable
4.00
The Japanese Experience: Inevitable (In the Floating World: Slash with a Knife, 1999) by Takashi Murakami (2003)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
The New Financial Capitalists: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and the Creation of Corporate Value
3.57
The New Financial Capitalists : Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and the Creation of Corporate Value by George P. Baker (1998)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Ward No. 6 and Other Stories
4.33
Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics Trade Paper) by Anton Chekhov (2003)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
One Market Under God: Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism, and the End of Economic Democracy
3.87
One Market Under God: Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism, and the End of Economic Democracy by Thomas Frank (2000)
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Feb 21, 2010
 
Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris; June 6 - Aug. 5, 1944
4.02
Six Armies in Normandy : From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris; June 6 - Aug. 5, 1944; Revised by John Keegan (1994)
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Feb 21, 2010
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