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Nikki Chapman Nikki Chapman said: " "What is the What?" is a fascinating story of a Sudanese African refugee named Valentino Achak Deng. Dave Eggers cowrites what is essentially an epic autobiography of a child who survives the madness of his government, the rebel militia, a trek acros ...more "

 

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On Beauty by Zadie Smith
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Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
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going back to add a few books that i feel are instrumental to my library..
this book didn't impact the world like 1984, it wasn't a testament to big brother. but it did chronicle a time and place in a fastidious and non-poetic fashion that I feel crea
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Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
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Can't help but love this man's writing! I suspect he and I would get along famously. This piece of work chronicles a lone journey around his adopted home of twenty years before his family relocates back to the U.S.. His sense of humor being ascorbic ...more
The Geographer's Library by Jon Fasman
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a fast paced plot, mixing titillating bits of fictional history with an increasingly creepy murder mystery, creating a backdrop for an engaging thriller. racing through it, more details later...
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
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Hilarious! i can see now where bill's sense of humor comes from.
His descriptions of Des Moines in the 1950's are just side splitting. You didn't know that all the classic americana sterotypes of that time period really did exist, right there in the h
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I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
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For anyone that has road tripped in the U.S. you will really relate to this book. Bill returns from 20 years in the U.K. to have a summer on the road in his mom's car. starting out from Iowa and faithfully recording events and adventures, bill tours ...more
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
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This is one of my favorite books of all time. It is an easy to read non-fiction history of science. But it's bill's wry humor and scintillating asides that keep you turning the pages.
It starts with the big bang and ends with our impending doom by an
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What is the What by Dave Eggers
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"What is the What?" is a fascinating story of a Sudanese African refugee named Valentino Achak Deng. Dave Eggers cowrites what is essentially an epic autobiography of a child who survives the madness of his government, the rebel militia, a trek acros ...more
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
" hey jason, "a heartbreaking work of staggering genius" is a lovely story. really. and now that dave eggers is totally famous and is involved with so m ...more "
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