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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
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I'm obsessed with this guy now. There's a ton in this precious book about his writing process. I read it on the heels of Bukowski's "Women" which describes a very different process. The two books as foils for one another - amazing. Like taking a bite ...more
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Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
"Here's what you'll find in this book:
-Lots of (probably deserved) shots at Thurston Moore.
-An obscene amount of name-dropping, but totally necessary if you're trying to describe the eighties-nineties NY scene.
-An awesome account of album-by-album..." Read more of this review »
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The Bodysurfers by Robert Drewe
"I might've rated this lower immediately after reading, but the collection has continued to resonate. I picked up the Pocket Book edition on a whim during a layover in Sydney. It's cultural treasure trove. Drewe's portrayals of unattainable masculi..." Read more of this review »
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