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Bennett LaFond
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2666 by Roberto Bolaño
2666
by Roberto Bolaño
read in July, 2014
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Is listening to music while reading distracting?

He voted for: I do it all the time!
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
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All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
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The first time I tried to read "All the Pretty Horses" I struggled and struggled along through the first 100 pages or so, and finally laid it down (which I almost never do). McCarthy's prose is often ostentatious, and the characters come off as clich...more
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Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie
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This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
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SEXIST, CHEAP, & LAZY

I devoured this book in the same way I devour a piece of tasteless cake at a birthday party, just to be polite and get it the hell over with. Just like some frosting plastered Betty Crocker, everything about Gillian Flynn's '...more
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
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I could describe Me Talk Pretty One Day as witty, clever, or even wry, but I won't. No, the word that repeatedly came to mind while reading this book was 'superficial', in every sense. I found Sedaris funny. As someone who's spent a year of their lif...more
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
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An easy contender for the strangest books of the decade, Kafka on the Shore runs a labyrinthine, existentialist narrative through an aesthetic evocative of manga and Japanese folk tales. This is a relentlessly surreal tale of the struggle to come to...more
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