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Against the Day
4.10
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Mar 09, 2008
 
The Glass Bead Game
4.10
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Mar 09, 2008
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
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Mar 10, 2008
 
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
4.05
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Mar 19, 2008
 
The Stranger
3.92
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Dec 29, 2008
 
Bluebeard
3.99
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Mar 10, 2008
 
Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA, 1981-87
3.62
Veil, by Bob Woodward, seems to be a thorough and unnerving account of the CIA from 1981-1987, as any accurate account of any period of years of CIA a ...more
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Feb 27, 2008
 
Hard Times
3.47
This is supposedly one of the first fictional critiques of Utopianism. It's pretty good so far. I have not read Dickens since high school. I have a gr ...more
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Feb 27, 2008
 
The Interpretation of Dreams
3.78
I just started this one, but I was unaware until recently that this is the book Freud himself acknowledged as his best.

He says something akin to: A m
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Feb 27, 2008
 
The Poetry of Robert Frost (Collected Poems, Complete & Unabridged)
4.22
I have never been a big fan of Frost. The copy I have was my Grandmother's, an avid reader if there ever was one, and I was curious what she saw in it ...more
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Feb 27, 2008
 
Of Snails and Skylarks
4.00
The story of Christy Brown is an exceptional one.

I recommend seeing the film My Left Foot, in which Daniel Day Louis (one of my favorite actors, and
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Feb 27, 2008
 
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
3.71
Do you think sometimes people [readers] can put too much emphasis on novels. To the point of obsession. Base too much of their lives on them?

"It's w
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Jan 07, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
At 16, I was not able to appreciate the unmistakable harshness of what really is the average human's life. That is to say, I knew people starved to de ...more
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Apr 28, 2008
 
American Pastoral (The American Trilogy #1)
3.91
**spoiler alert** American Pastoral:

This book is a rock that shatters preconceptions of self, family, morality, dreams, life, and nation - many simult
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Jan 2008
Mar 09, 2008
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