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American Gods
4.10
I have been planning to read this one and off from almost a decade now but it wasn't until Coraline and The Graveyard Book that I seriously decided to ...more
Dec 22, 2013
Jan 08, 2014
 
The Historian
3.74
The Historian requires a good investment of time, not just because of its length but also because of the plodding writing that makes up the first part ...more
Dec 03, 2011
Dec 03, 2011
 
Memoirs of Journeys to Venice and the Low Countries
3.24
I raided Project Gutenberg's collection of books on arts and artists recently and this was one of the books I downloaded. Albrecht Dürer is one of my ...more
Jun 19, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
 
A Moveable Feast
4.03
Alright, so Hemingway may not have been romantically impoverished in Paris. Paris itself may not have been very romantic to begin with. Yet there is s ...more
Jun 13, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
 
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
3.72
I bought this at the airport while waiting for my flight, but I didn't get to read it until I got back home. The irony was, I spent my trip surrounded ...more
Oct 03, 2011
Oct 02, 2011
 
Landour Days
4.14
The last time I picked up a little travel book from my local Crossword, I was rewarded with the delights of A Year in Provence. This time, it's the la ...more
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 26, 2011
 
Year in Provence
3.92
I'm not a summer person. And while I often lapse into daydreams of leaving it all behind and running away to the countryside, I would choose the Pacif ...more
Mar 28, 2011
Mar 28, 2011
 
A Visit from the Goon Squad
3.63
I wouldn't have read this book if it weren't for the constant Goodreads Book Club ads. Once I did, though, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that ...more
Jul 28, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
The Letters of Vincent van Gogh
3.92
I don't know how - or if - to review this book. How does one review a life? And yet these letters are so essential, so needed. Because they tear down ...more
May 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
4.05
There were parts of the book I really loved. I liked much of the writing, the mix of tenderness and humour with which Bill Bryson takes in the wildern ...more
Nov 15, 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.03
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Feb 16, 2011
 
Riding The Himalayas
3.00
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Aug 11, 2012
Feb 16, 2011
 
Under the Tuscan Sun
3.68
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Mar 20, 2012
Jul 10, 2011
 
The Alchemist
3.77
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Jul 19, 2011
 
The Valkyries
3.30
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Jul 19, 2011
 
The Pilgrimage
3.63
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Jul 19, 2011
 
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventures of the Great Detective in Tibet
4.08
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Jul 19, 2011
 
The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories
3.93
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Mar 08, 2009
Feb 16, 2011
 
Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel
4.08
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Feb 16, 2011
 
La ciudad de las bestias
3.67
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Feb 16, 2011
 
The Motorcycle Diaries (Stranger Than...)
3.78
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Feb 16, 2011
 
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
3.75
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Aug 16, 2012
Aug 16, 2012
 
By The River Piedra I Sat Down And Wept
3.58
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Feb 16, 2011
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