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Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays
3.78
it was amazing
None
not set
Sep 04, 2007
 
I Am Ozzy
4.05
really liked it
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not set
Jun 30, 2014
 
Of Mice and Men
3.84
liked it
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not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Brave New World
3.96
really liked it
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not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
it was amazing
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not set
Sep 04, 2007
 
1984
4.14
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Sonic Alchemy: Visionary Music Producers and Their Maverick Recordings
3.70
liked it
None
not set
Jun 30, 2014
 
Rip it Up and Start Again
4.05
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Great Gatsby
3.88
it was ok
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.79
liked it
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.05
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Naked
4.08
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
4.08
really liked it
None
not set
Sep 04, 2007
 
Specimen Days
3.57
really liked it
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Animal Farm
3.87
really liked it
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not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
David Boring
3.80
really liked it
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not set
Sep 04, 2007
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.97
really liked it
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not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Mere Christianity
4.31
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries
3.40
really liked it
A fangirl's gushing account of the obituary writing business. The author makes her enthusiams yours as she discusses the lives of people who write abo ...more
Jan 2007
Sep 04, 2007
 
A Man Without a Country
4.07
it was amazing
I am ashamed that this octogenarian felt a greater zeal for life than me. His struggle to understand this ridiculous world is just as brillant in this ...more
Jan 2006
Sep 04, 2007
 
Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis
3.85
really liked it
When Jimmy Carter questions the Evangelical Baptists in the United States, we should take notice. The passion of Jimmy Carter's critique on George W. ...more
Jan 2006
Sep 04, 2007
 
Summer Blonde
3.90
it was amazing
Adrian Tomine keeps refining his craft with each meticulously crafted collection. Summer Blonde is perhaps the pinnacle of his career. Subsequent issu ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 04, 2007
 
Trainspotting (Mark Renton, #2)
4.07
it was amazing
No Lou Reed or Underworld music, no Ewan McGregor but still better than the film adaptation. This is essential reading. Not just for those who like We ...more
Jan 1994
Sep 04, 2007
 
Fight Club
4.20
really liked it
It's a flawed book whose filmed adaptation is more cohesive. But I've read this book at least five times. It makes me want to stab copies of Iron John ...more
Jan 2001
Sep 04, 2007
 
The Virgin Suicides
3.83
liked it
How rare is it that the film is better than the book? The case is clear for The Virgin Suicides, the worshipful tone of the narrator diminishes the dr ...more
Jan 2004
Sep 04, 2007
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.17
it was ok
Overlong and overrated, Chabon liberally borrows from the lives of many comic book creators. I wish anyone would write a non-fiction book about the li ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2007
 
Norwegian Wood
4.02
it was amazing
Murakami reached a perfect pitch of sadness, pity, and adoration with Norwegian Wood. Like the music of the Smiths or the films of Wong Kar Wai, the s ...more
Sep 2003
Sep 04, 2007
 
Lolita
3.88
it was amazing
My mind has entangled the book with the Kubrick film. They play as one continuous narrative. If my memory serves me with any form of accuracy, the fil ...more
Jan 1993
Aug 30, 2007
 
Siddhartha
3.99
it was amazing
This book helped me greatly. I read this in one of my many navel gazing existential bouts. On a plane ride from Florida to Cleveland, this book gave l ...more
Jan 1996
Sep 04, 2007
 
Justine
3.42
it was amazing
The bleakest comedy I have ever read. Unfortunately, most publishers leave out the second half of the title "The Misfortune Of Virtue" Without which t ...more
Jan 1993
Sep 04, 2007
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