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This Is Ridiculous This Is Amazing: Parenthood in 71 Lists
3.75
If you have kids, you will love it, for sure. Hilarious and insightful.
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Feb 24, 2014
 
Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting
4.20
If you want to understand the mechanics of storytelling (screen or page), this book is a wonder. Some suggest it's prescriptive, but I don't see it. Y ...more
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Nov 19, 2010
 
Manhood for Amateurs
3.73
One in two essays I found myself thinking, "Hmm. I am tired of your prattling on, Mr. Chabon." But the next I'd think, "You are a genius, Michael, and ...more
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Jun 04, 2010
 
The Pull of Gravity
3.84
This is a really excellent book. The story is funny and sweet and seriously smart. J.C. and Nick are both believable and quirky. I really love that Ga ...more
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Nov 12, 2010
 
It's Kind of a Funny Story
4.14
Just a really true, simple, good story.
Jun 19, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet
3.86
This is good stuff. I loved the marginalia. Loved T.S.'s voice. I suppose I would desire a slight shift in emphasis from beginning (less time spent) t ...more
Jan 17, 2011
Dec 16, 2010
 
The House of Tomorrow
3.72
Just good. You get into the minds and hearts of Sebastian and Jared and you want the story to go on and on.
Dec 07, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
 
OyMG
3.86
What a good book! The characters (especially Ellie and Zeydeh) are so well done and so aggravating, real and lovable, you feel like they're sitting ne ...more
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Nov 03, 2010
 
Looking for Alaska
4.15
Looking for Alaska is as advertised: It's so smart, entertaining, ultimately kind. I love it now. It would've killed me when I was fifteen (in a good ...more
Oct 13, 2010
Jun 04, 2010
 
Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy
4.10
I think I loved it so much because I was ready for its message of the essential beauty and humanism of tiny town, mercantile capitalism.
Feb 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
Woody Allen: A Biography
3.54
Hoping to find inspiration. Found lots of words that didn't really do it for me (if you like salacious celebrity detail, get on it!).
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Feb 22, 2008
 
Friend Is Not a Verb
3.11
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Jun 04, 2010
 
Immediate Fiction: A Complete Writing Course
4.12
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Jun 04, 2010
 
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
3.62
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Dec 28, 2011
 
White Noise
3.86
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Jun 04, 2010
 
What Remains
2.97
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Jun 04, 2010
 
Story Sense: Writing Story and Script for Feature Films and Television
3.58
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Jun 04, 2010
 
Short Takes: Brief Encounters with Contemporary Nonfiction
3.87
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Jun 04, 2010
 
In Brief: Short Takes on the Personal
3.78
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Jun 04, 2010
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.28
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Jul 03, 2010
Jun 04, 2010
 
Galápagos
3.86
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Jun 04, 2010
 
All Rivers Flow To The Sea
3.62
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Dec 28, 2011
 
Take the Cannoli
3.86
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Mar 19, 2011
Jan 17, 2011
 
Slapstick or Lonesome No More!
3.87
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Jun 04, 2010
 
Running with Scissors
3.67
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Sep 2007
Mar 28, 2008
 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
4.10
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Jun 04, 2010
 
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
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Aug 02, 2010
Jul 03, 2010
 
Gravity's Rainbow
4.03
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Jun 04, 2010
 
Girl With Curious Hair
3.89
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Jun 04, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.35
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Jun 04, 2010
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