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In The Miso Soup
3.59
Bought this in early 2000s and only got to reading it now. Japanese books, I feel, are very different in style to Western ones and I like the pacing a...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
So despite its reputation I hadn't really known much about this except that some people love it and others hate it. I read this one every now and then...more
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Mar 03, 2013
 
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
3.98
This book is an easy read and can be finished in one sitting. The writer is very obviously a journalist and not a novelist, as chapters and rhythm get...more
Jan 11, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
 
Notes from Underground
4.14
Deep in the underground of our souls, what gives? If the autistic (but lucid) part of me were to be given an automatic mouthpiece broadcasting my twee...more
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 24, 2012
 
Breakfast at Tiffany's: A Short Novel and Three Stories
3.90
Truman Capote's writing style is whimsical, concise and is in itself a personification of the Holiday Golightly character itself; that's how awesome I...more
May 06, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai: A Novel
3.04
First thoughts: well-written slice-of-life story but the characters felt a tad too stereotypical and predictable. I like the tiny details describing t...more
Jul 24, 2013
Jul 24, 2013
 
The Diviners (The Diviners #1)
3.97
It's a fun book, an original narrative albeit littered with some awkward moments. Cassandra Clare meets Chucky meets Red Dragon and then some. I liked...more
Jan 27, 2013
Sep 27, 2012
 
Anthropology
3.70
I think Dan Rhodes is in love with the idea of love, but I wonder if he's in love himself or if he loves love.

Like a curator, he presents these little...more
Nov 27, 2012
May 18, 2012
 
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
3.72
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Apr 12, 2012
 
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
3.83
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Apr 05, 2012
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.87
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Apr 05, 2012
 
What the Dog Saw and Other Adventures
3.78
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Apr 05, 2012
 
SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes And Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance
3.89
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Apr 05, 2012
 
Maus, I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Maus, #1)
4.34
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Apr 05, 2012
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
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Apr 03, 2012
Apr 05, 2012
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.11
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Apr 07, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
 
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
4.02
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Apr 11, 2012
 
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
4.04
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Apr 12, 2012
 
Brave New World
3.93
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Apr 13, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
Outliers: The Story of Success
4.06
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Apr 05, 2012
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
3.99
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Apr 12, 2012
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.82
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May 22, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.82
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Apr 05, 2012
 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
4.16
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Apr 05, 2012
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.24
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Oct 23, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
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Apr 05, 2012
 
My Name is Red
3.80
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May 18, 2012
 
Memories of My Melancholy Whores
3.56
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May 18, 2012
 
Less Than Zero
3.57
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May 19, 2012
 
East, West
3.56
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May 19, 2012
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