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We Never Learn: The Gunk Punk Undergut, 1988-2001
3.65
I'm glad books like this exist, that trace the otherwise lost history of punk rock through the 1990s, and Eric Davidson writes with the same verve and ...more
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Sep 30, 2012
 
The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
4.03
Fantastic overview and critical analysis of US Army generalship from WWII until today. Each chapter spotlights a different general, with the core them ...more
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Nov 18, 2012
 
Every Shallow Cut
3.99
A brilliant, dark gem of a story. Tom Pic is one of the best noir and dark lit writers out there, and I've enjoyed his work since reading THE NIGHT CL ...more
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Oct 17, 2012
 
The Broken Sword
3.89
By Crom, this was epic. Released the same year as Lord of the RIngs, also rooted in Norse myth, Anderson's nihilistic, violent tale of a changeling an ...more
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Dec 18, 2012
 
Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
4.08
First class book, only upstaged by THE GAMBLE. If you need to read two books that cover the water front of the Iraq War, from strategy, media coverage ...more
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Jun 26, 2012
 
All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky
3.79
Great YA novel, and great introduction to Lansdale's voice, style and subject matter for the YA audience: gritty adventure full of great dialog, high ...more
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Oct 06, 2012
 
A Feast of Snakes
4.03
Brutal, honest, and powerful. Few folks know the ugly side of people like Harry Crews and this short novel (170) squeezed every inch of humanity to th ...more
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Jun 26, 2012
 
The Rules of '48
3.76
Cady is best known for his short stuff, but was also a great novelist. A fictionalized memoir of the post war world in Kentucky. Rich details and char ...more
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May 12, 2012
 
Ghosts of Yesterday
4.06
A great introduction to an amazing short story writer. "The Time that Time Forgot", which ends the book, is amazing. If you like Jeffrey Ford or Steve ...more
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May 12, 2012
 
An Artist of the Floating World
3.72
Beautiful and poignant novel set in post war Japan, dealing with the divide in the family regarding Japanese nationalism, art, and culture. Sad and wo ...more
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Dec 18, 2012
 
Deadfall Hotel
3.19
An absolute gem of a novel. Charming and terrifying and crafted with an expert hand at quiet and fantastical horror. Loved it.

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Aug 17, 2012
 
Wise Children
3.94
Beautiful, funny, bawdy and smart. Will miss hanging out with this wild family of entertainers.
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Sep 20, 2012
 
Steppenwolf
4.09
A personal fave.
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May 12, 2012
 
Brave New World
3.94
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Neuromancer (Sprawl, #1)
3.85
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Aug 29, 2011
 
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
3.90
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Writing for Animation, Comics, and Games
4.02
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May 31, 2012
 
The Harmony Society
4.25
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May 12, 2012
 
Memoirs of a Geisha
4.05
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Foundation (Foundation, #1)
4.07
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Counter-Guerrilla Operations
3.83
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Oct 01, 2012
 
In Cold Blood
4.03
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Aug 29, 2011
 
We
3.97
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May 12, 2012
 
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.72
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Keepers
3.58
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May 12, 2012
 
In the Midnight Museum
4.10
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May 12, 2012
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.31
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.96
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Aug 29, 2011
 
Generation Loss (Cass Neary, #1)
3.80
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Sep 30, 2012
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