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Home by Marilynne Robinson
Home (Gilead, #2)
by Marilynne Robinson
read in September, 2008
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So far, I can't decide whether I like this or Gilead better, which is the highest compliment I can give. They're both so full of beauty and compassion for what people go through in everyday life. I love them.
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After Dark by Haruki Murakami
After Dark
by Haruki Murakami
read in May, 2008
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Although I adore the topics Murakami tends to tackle along with his tone and style, I always come away from his novels feeling as though plot-wise, something was missing. For example, Hard Boiled Wonderland was a wonderful wild ride until I got to th ...more
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Post Office by Charles Bukowski
Post Office
by Charles Bukowski
read in May, 2008
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Bukowski can be a breath of fresh air, and Post Office reminds me that the best writing results for allowing an individual voice to flow. Often people try to emulate Bukowski in the way they try to emulate someone like Raymond Carver. But it can't ne ...more
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The Immoralist by André Gide
The Immoralist
by André Gide
read in May, 2008
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Walking the Black Cat by Charles Simic
Walking the Black Cat
by Charles Simic
read in May, 2008
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The Art of Drowning by Billy Collins
The Art of Drowning
by Billy Collins
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A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White
A Boy's Own Story
by Edmund White
read in April, 2008
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This book starts out well, giving an interesting evokation of a gay man's youth in the Midwest, small town America, but when the main character enters boarding school, it veers off course and I lost interest. In the end, White's story supposedly auto ...more
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