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Crime and Punishment
4.14
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Brothers Karamazov
4.27
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Book of Shrigley
4.42
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Nov 14, 2011
 
Franny and Zooey
3.98
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Nine Stories
4.19
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time, #1)
4.13
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Time Regained (In Search of Lost Time, #7)
4.50
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Sodom and Gomorrah (In Search of Lost Time, #4)
4.37
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Within a Budding Grove (In Search of Lost Time, #2)
4.39
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Guermantes Way (In Search of Lost Time, #3)
4.33
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Jewish Messiah: A Novel
3.47
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Road
3.94
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Don Quixote
3.82
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Jan 31, 2010
 
White Noise
3.85
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Cherry Orchard
3.66
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Jan 05, 2010
 
King Lear
3.88
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Jan 05, 2010
 
We
3.97
Well, I can see why We by Yevgeny Zamyatin was 'problematic' for the Soviet regime. It unequivocally debunks the utopian collective ideal. Communism (...more
Apr 08, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
 
The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes (New York Review Books Classics)
3.50
Where reading is concerned, I'm more LOTI than LOL. That's right. I'm admittedly frugal with my outwardly expressed laughter—unlike the normative soci...more
Sep 11, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
Winesburg, Ohio
3.83
Winesburg, Ohio, is certainly the geographical ancestor of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks, Washington, and Lumberton, North Carolina (Blue Velvet) -- not so...more
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Jan 05, 2010
 
The Passion According to G.H.
4.17
The Passion According to G.H. is a difficult book to talk about—in part because it attempts to say the unsayable—so I'm going to talk about it in a ve...more
Jun 29, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
 
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
4.29
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is the kind of novel you don't really know in its truest sense until you've reached the very end. It's something like loo...more
Nov 12, 2011
Nov 05, 2011
 
A High Wind in Jamaica
3.79
Where has this book been all my life? I've been dreamily gazing out my window all these long hot summers, yearning for just the novel to fulfill my ev...more
Jan 05, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
 
The Melancholy of Resistance
4.25
László Krasznahorkai, I am nervous. Isn't that ridiculous? I'm actually nervous about writing a review for your novel The Melancholy of Resistance bec...more
Dec 10, 2010
Dec 10, 2010
 
Austerlitz
4.05
Of all the kinds of reviews to write, the ecstatically enthusiastic ones are the worst, I think. No matter how much you try to pepper your review with...more
Apr 11, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
3.40
There once was a grouchy alpha whale named Moby Dick who -- rather than being agreeably shorn of his blubber and having lumpy sperm scooped out of his...more
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Jan 18, 2010
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
Okay. So it's like this. My not-just-GR-friend-but-very-real-friend brian called and told me that J.D. Salinger had died maybe about a half hour ago (...more
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Jan 05, 2010
 
Macbeth (The Arden Shakespeare)
3.86
Don't you kind of hate how we've entered the decadent phase of Goodreads wherein perhaps fifty percent (or more) of the reviews written by non-teenage...more
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Jan 05, 2010
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