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A Child Called "It"
4.06
this book was the 'hostel', or 'saw IV' of memoirs. i don't really know why i read it. it was free, first of all. and, i guess like any normal human b...more
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Mar 10, 2008
 
The Autobiography of an Execution
3.96
towards the end of david dow's 'the autobiography of an execution', he writes:

"The cases I have written about are not unusual. My other cases, every d...more
Mar 05, 2010
Feb 07, 2010
 
Tiger, Tiger: A Memoir
3.62
Margaux Fragoso was robbed of her childhood by Peter Curran, who began a sexually abusing her when she was 8. He robbed her of much more than that, an...more
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Mar 08, 2011
 
A Rip in Heaven
3.93
i'm not sure what it is that draws me to books like this. perhaps it's simply a voyeuristic look into lives turned upside down byrandom violence. it r...more
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Nov 26, 2007
 
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats
4.01
Fascinating read about incidents that I knew little about. The Rocky Flats nuclear incidents, and the gov't cover-up along the way, should serve as a...more
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Jun 04, 2012
 
Letting Go of God
4.34
i had heard sweeney's other performance, god said ha!, about her experience with cancer (her brother's and her own), and was completely blown away by...more
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Nov 27, 2007
 
Jesus Land: A Memoir
3.93
an amzing piece of work. this memoir, like so many of the popular ones these days, deals with the triumph of spirit over adversity. in this case, unli...more
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Nothing to Be Frightened Of
3.81
Do you ever pick up a book and start reading it and realize that you're not reading it at the appropriate time? Nothing's really wrong with the book,...more
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Dec 04, 2008
 
Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
4.26
we're very fortunate to have this book. i am lame for having waited this long to read it.
this is one of those that you hope everyone reads before the...more
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Mar 16, 2008
 
Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish Mob
3.60
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
3.95
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Education of a Felon
4.06
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Aug 22, 2007
 
No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home
3.69
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Aug 22, 2007
 
The Same River Twice: A Memoir
3.95
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Aug 22, 2007
 
The Bell Jar
3.94
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Aug 22, 2007
 
My Dark Places
3.91
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Aug 22, 2007
 
The Liars' Club
3.90
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Clear Springs: A Memoir
3.84
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Goat: A Memoir
3.08
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Chronicles, Volume 1
3.99
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Aug 22, 2007
 
My Turn at Bat: The Story of My Life
4.03
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Prozac Nation
3.51
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
4.04
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City
3.76
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Aug 22, 2007
 
All Over but the Shoutin'
4.06
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
4.17
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Aug 22, 2007
 
A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to Cooperstown
3.80
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Aug 22, 2007
 
You Got Nothing Coming: Notes from a Prison Fish
3.90
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania
3.61
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Aug 22, 2007
 
Running with Scissors
3.65
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Aug 22, 2007
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