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Mark Renton rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters & Seymour by J.D. Salinger
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Both the story and the extended eulogy of his brother are short but sweet. Something about Salinger always makes me feel like I'm in New York when reading his stories. Not my favorite but no one in their right mind could give anything by him anything...more
Mark Renton rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk
Invisible Monsters
by Chuck Palahniuk (Goodreads Author)
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Palahniuk at his best. This was the last time I was surprised by his use of constant but fascinating inane details and constant surprise plot twists. Its all gotten a bit formulaic for me lately. That being said he's still one of my favorite current...more
Mark Renton rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Fight Club
by Chuck Palahniuk (Goodreads Author)
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Yes the movie was incredible. Yes the book was that much better. Bla Bla Bla....etc.
Mark Renton rated a book 4 of 5 stars
You Suck by Christopher Moore
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Entertaining and quick reading escapist fun. Thoroughly enjoyable.
Mark Renton rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Porno by Irvine Welsh
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The sequel to Trainspotting and a great deal funnier. If I need to write further to coax you to read this book, you probably don't know me and have accidentally stumbled upon this page. My apologies and good day to you sir/madam.
Mark Renton rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Filth by Irvine Welsh
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This being one of my favorite books, I researched and read an article where Irvine Welsh had admitted to getting a stye on his eye that lasted throughout the duration of penning this disgustingly hilarious opus. If you can cut through all the slime a...more
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Can I Keep My Jersey? by Paul Shirley
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What's it like being a marginally talented, funny, gigantic white dude who gets to rub elbows with the likes of Kobe and Shaq but is never quite sure how and why he got there? Find out here. Basketball's Klosterman
Mark Renton rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Hey Rube by Hunter S. Thompson
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If you like sports, guns, whiskey, and that faint voice of madness that whispers sweet nothings into your ear every waking moment, look no further.....you've found your pied piper.
Mark Renton rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman
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His most popular book. A string of essays and reviews really that are hilarious.
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Killing Yourself to Live by Chuck Klosterman
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A coherent On the Road for the obsessive rock fan. Endlessly amusing.
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