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Just Kids
4.14
it was amazing
Beautiful, just beautiful. Patti Smith tells the story of her and her forever-buddy Robert Mapplethorpe, growing together (and apart) as artists, and ...more
Feb 28, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
4.42
it was amazing
A heartbreaking look into the inner lives of several North Korean defectors. I'm a bit of a "North Korea nerd," if such a thing exists, and I've read ...more
Aug 16, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
 
A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines
3.97
it was amazing
Like some previous reviewers, I found that I enjoyed this even more than Kitchen Confidential. It's a behind the scenes glimpse into his thoughts when ...more
not set
Nov 30, 2008
 
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
4.17
it was amazing
Finished reading this over a week ago, and I am still digesting what I have read. The Wind-up Bird Chronicle is a sprawling, labyrinthine monster of a ...more
Jul 2008
May 04, 2008
 
The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear (Zamonia, #1)
4.20
it was amazing
Walter Moers is an impressively creative author. I would love to live in a world with treacherous sugar deserts and other geographical formations, whe ...more
Jan 21, 2009
Aug 15, 2008
 
Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures (Zamonia, #3)
4.45
it was amazing
I haven't fallen in love with a book so hard since I first read the Lord of the Rings trilogy in middle school (at the apex of my dorkitude). All of t ...more
Jan 10, 2009
Aug 15, 2008
 
Assassination Vacation
3.98
it was amazing
Love this, love Sarah Vowell and wish I was her best friend! She's so funny and dorky and makes even the dullest presidents (cough, McKinley, cough) e ...more
Dec 2008
Jan 07, 2009
 
Empire Falls
3.90
it was amazing
This novel, more than any others I've ever read, does the best job at thoroughly developing the characterization of its setting. The town of Empire Fa ...more
Jun 2005
Apr 16, 2007
 
The Martian Chronicles
4.12
it was amazing
I absolutely love these. A good place to start for people who aren't normally into sci-fi, in my opinion. It's a bit dated now, as is the fate of most ...more
Jun 2001
May 25, 2007
 
Bossypants
3.94
it was amazing
Loved. this. book! Both in audiobook form (it's really great to hear Tina Fey deliver these quips herself), and in ebook form for the pictures. Bossyp ...more
Jul 03, 2011
May 10, 2011
 
Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip, Vol. 1
4.37
it was amazing
Adorable, hysterical, slightly demented but actually profoundly wise at times. Keep this by your bedside to help you dream.
Nov 2007
Mar 24, 2008
 
Foundation and Empire (Foundation #2)
4.20
it was amazing
None
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Second Foundation (Foundation #3)
4.23
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 06, 2007
 
Foundation (Foundation #1)
4.12
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.42
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 06, 2007
 
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.50
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 06, 2007
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
4.04
really liked it
None
Jun 2003
Apr 16, 2007
 
Lolita
3.88
it was amazing
None
Jan 2006
Apr 16, 2007
 
In Siberia
3.96
it was amazing
None
Jan 2004
Apr 16, 2007
 
Song of Solomon
4.00
it was amazing
None
Jun 2004
Apr 16, 2007
 
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
4.00
really liked it
None
Jan 2007
Apr 16, 2007
 
The City & the City
3.91
it was amazing
None
not set
May 12, 2014
 
The Razor's Edge
4.18
it was amazing
None
not set
May 12, 2014
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