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Just Kids
4.13
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
4.41
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
3.95
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
4.18
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)
4.17
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)
4.41
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
4.00
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
3.88
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
4.09
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
3.92
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
4.35
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)
4.17
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Second Foundation (Foundation, #3)
4.19
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Jul 06, 2007
 
Foundation (Foundation, #1)
4.04
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)
4.38
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Jul 06, 2007
 
The Return of the King (The Lord of the Rings, #3)
4.48
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Jul 06, 2007
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
3.99
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Jun 2003
Apr 16, 2007
 
Lolita
3.85
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Jan 2006
Apr 16, 2007
 
Killing Custer: The Battle of Little Big Horn and the Fate of the Plains Indians
3.80
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Sep 2005
Apr 16, 2007
 
In Siberia
3.95
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Jan 2004
Apr 16, 2007
 
Song of Solomon
3.95
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Jun 2004
Apr 16, 2007
 
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
3.97
None
Jan 2007
Apr 16, 2007
 
The City & the City
3.90
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May 12, 2014
 
The Razor's Edge
4.16
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May 12, 2014
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