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The Wild Boys
3.66
He teaches me how to write. And who could read better porn than "The Frisco Kid"?
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation
4.41
Federici is a feminist philosopher working within the Italian post-autonomist marxist tradition. In Caliban and the Witch she addresses primitive accu...more
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Sep 26, 2008
 
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
4.44
Unputdownable feudalist allegory of the academic job market.
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Jan 05, 2013
 
The Spider's House
4.07
One could read this novel in many ways: as Paul Bowles' skewering of his own orientalist desires for Moroccan transhistorical "primitivism"; as a fict...more
Aug 20, 2011
Aug 20, 2011
 
A Home at the End of the World
3.87
This book annoys me. I'm midway through and I'm finding it so annoying that I can't finish it -- but I want to know what happens, and chiefly I want t...more
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Sep 05, 2010
 
Autonomia: Post-Political Politics
4.28
Important collection of 70's Italian post-marxian theory, with an archive of the Hot Autumn, when lots of Italian leftist groups were targeted by the...more
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Unbecoming
4.00
"Tidiness, we will discover by analogy, does not assure the cleanliness it promises... It merely obscures dirt: indeed, all natural (and finally, hist...more
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Jul 01, 2008
 
The Death Ship
4.22
This is how my friend Hugh described this book to me: In the first part of the book an American sailor misses his ship somewhere in Europe and has no...more
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May 06, 2011
 
All Over Creation
3.75
I forgot that I really loved My Year of Meat and didn't bother reading Ruth Ozeki's latest. Then I came across this in a secondhand store, started it...more
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Aug 23, 2008
 
Inferno (a poet's novel)
4.05
moments in inferno blur virtuosically like cool for you or chelsea girls, but the further you get, the lazier she writes, and i guess i am just not do...more
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Apr 29, 2011
 
Tex
3.73
When I discovered S E Hinton at 13 I liked this better than the Outsiders. And on rereading it 20 years later I agree with my teen self.
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Nov 18, 2008
 
Walter Benjamin's Grave
4.02
Really 'haunting' (sorry) essay about visiting Waler Benjamin's grave, or not grave, on the border of Spain and France.
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Inverted Odysseys: Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, Cindy Sherman
4.40
Mostly I liked this for the gorgeous reproductions of Claude Cahun's many self portraits.
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Miracle of the Rose
4.11
Possibly the most readable Genet novel? So many lines I want to quote at people.
Apr 17, 2009
Nov 25, 2008
 
Specimen Days
3.53
Gut wrenching, lots of death, but incredible and required reading.
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times
4.12
Some day I want to write like Jasbir Puar. That is all.
Sep 26, 2008
Jun 30, 2008
 
Illuminations: Essays and Reflections
4.34
"Theses on the Philosophy of History". That is all.
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Jul 22, 2008
 
Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses: A Particular Study of the Senses
3.91
Taussig, poet, Benjamin head, delicious.
Jul 21, 2008
Jun 18, 2008
 
Whitening Race: Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism
4.25
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Aug 02, 2008
 
Times Square Red, Times Square Blue (Sexual Cultures)
4.06
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Tales of Nevèrÿon (Return to Nevèrÿon, #1)
3.91
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration
4.42
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Pudd'nhead Wilson and Other Tales (World's Classics)
3.71
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Apr 29, 2011
 
A Wizard of Earthsea (Earthsea Cycle, #1)
3.96
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Apr 17, 2009
 
Savage Night
3.87
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Sep 02, 2007
 
Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
4.09
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Aug 02, 2008
 
Lunch Poems
4.24
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Jun 18, 2008
 
Neveryóna (Return to Nevèrÿon, #2)
3.89
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Jun 18, 2008
 
The Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power & Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century
3.68
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Apr 17, 2009
 
On the Postcolony
4.05
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Apr 17, 2009
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