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The Goldfinch
3.86
Carel Fabritius was a talented Dutch painter who was considered Rembrandt’s most gifted pupil. His paintings often featured delicately lit subjects ag ...more
Apr 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.63
A Visit from the Goon Squad is really unique and well written, but it left me without any form of closure. This is a collection of short stories rathe ...more
Apr 30, 2011
Apr 18, 2011
 
Middlesex
3.95
When Jeffrey Eugenides set out to write Middlesex he wanted to “[tell] epic events in the third person and psychosexual events in the first person”. H ...more
Mar 27, 2014
Nov 22, 2012
 
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
4.16
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay follows the story of two Jewish cousins. Joe Kavalier is an artist that escapes occupied Czech to Americ ...more
Jul 31, 2013
Nov 22, 2012
 
The Road
3.94
When it comes to books, I try to read the book before seeing the movie. There have been many occasions where I saw the movie first; often it does make ...more
Mar 24, 2011
Aug 19, 2010
 
The Shipping News
3.79
The short sentences and protagonist’s name (amongst others) really threw me off for a long while. The short sentences really made it easy to skim over ...more
Oct 25, 2010
Oct 11, 2010
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.67
Ernest Hemingway is a very descriptive writer and yet he manages to do this with very few adjectives or adverbs. I just finished The Old Man and The S ...more
May 24, 2010
Jul 16, 2010
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.24
The book has been described as a southern gothic novel which gave the book a certain appeal to me and was one of the main reasons I decided to read th ...more
Jul 24, 2010
Jul 16, 2010
 
The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)
4.50
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Jul 31, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
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