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Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child
3.99
An incredible book. An in depth biography of a fabulous character in American culture. Highest recommendations.
Jan 2007
Jan 15, 2008
 
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
3.92
Dear Ms. Roach,
You've once again exceeded my existing lofty expectations of your work. I remain convinced, and regularly evangelize, you are the best...more
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Nov 27, 2013
 
L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food
3.76
Fun, quick read - though not quite as compelling as the most recent hip-hop era culinary bio. I'd read previously - "Fresh Off the Boat" by Eddie Huan...more
May 12, 2014
May 16, 2014
 
The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession
4.19
This is a incredible book. Great for a wider audience than plant geeks alone, this narrative history celebrates a period in history besotted with love...more
Apr 19, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Oregon Viticulture
4.33
Fantastic overview of the Oregon wine industry written by pioneers of the field, and university extension professionals. An update of the original edi...more
Dec 10, 2013
Nov 27, 2013
 
The Unconquered
3.83
Interesting topic, lame execution.
May 23, 2012
May 22, 2012
 
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)
4.38
Sex and violence!!
May 22, 2012
May 07, 2012
 
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
4.30
Staggering work of amazing breadth and depth. Treatise on how information is transmitted, both person to person, and the bridge between man and machin...more
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2008
 
Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron
4.06
This is an incredibly surreal book. Reminds me of David Lynch at his peak, only kinkier.
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Apr 15, 2012
 
Mastering the Art of French Cooking
4.32
I got this from my lover and read it through all the way. Engaging and thoughtful. You will be hard pressed to find a more readable technical book.
Jan 2006
Jan 15, 2008
 
The Diary of a Drug Fiend
3.80
Interesting portrait of addiction, more useful for it's exposition of Crowley's ideas. Laden with esoteric meanderings.
Jan 2005
Jan 15, 2008
 
Neuromancer (Sprawl #1)
3.84
One of my favorites of all time. Razor girls, vat-grown ninjas, rastas in space. What more do you need.
Jan 1997
Jan 15, 2008
 
We
3.97
Predates Orwells 1984, I remember liking this one more. Similar dystopian themes.
Jan 1996
Jan 16, 2008
 
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
3.30
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Ulysses Annotated
4.16
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May 23, 2012
 
Neverwhere
4.16
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Apr 13, 2012
 
The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
4.05
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Transmetropolitan, Vol. 7: Spider's Thrash (Transmetropolitan, #7)
4.40
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Apr 13, 2012
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.95
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Junky
3.84
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Glue
3.82
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Apr 13, 2012
 
The Wine Bible
4.23
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Apr 16, 2012
 
The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (The Sandman #4)
4.55
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein
4.25
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Apr 13, 2012
 
The Giving Tree
4.38
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Apr 13, 2012
 
Jacques Pépin Fast Food My Way
4.10
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Apr 14, 2012
 
Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories
4.32
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Jul 30, 2012
Jun 06, 2012
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
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Apr 13, 2012
 
The Baby Book: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
4.19
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Nov 02, 2013
Oct 01, 2013
 
Where the Red Fern Grows
4.00
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Apr 13, 2012
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