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The Great Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Watchmen by Alan Moore
Watchmen
by Alan Moore (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2009
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A friendly reminder that it's never a bad time for a reread. Contact me to borrow. Still better than the movie, since the movie completely trashes the conceit of these people all being average joes.
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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
Bel Canto
by Ann Patchett
read in March, 2009
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A little chick-litty but not aggressively so. Basic premise: private opera performance is interrupted by la revolucion, which turns into a weeks-long hostage situation. A mixture of stockholm syndrome and touching things ensues. It's a gripping read ...more
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Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Norwegian Wood
by Haruki Murakami
read in March, 2009
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Baaaaaaankrupt culture. BAAAAAAAAAAAAANKRUPT culture.

Good book; compelling protaganist. Very beautiful writing. Had pretty much what I expected in terms of japenese sexual mores. No tentacles. For some reason, though, I was glad when it was over. Ha
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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho (Goodreads Author)
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Cute little story with a few resonant phrases. God/mysticism stuff a little much but that's his wheelhouse so what are you gonna do.

Thanks to Hannah for the rec.
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American Tabloid by James Ellroy
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Good stuff! Fun crime romp through a hist-fic account of the Kennedy assassination. Only complaint is that sometimes things got a little convoluted and I felt like a 5th grader watching Usual Suspects. Like "hey wait why is the Klan involved? Huh?" A ...more
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Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
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Okay I don't think I can conceivably gush sufficiently on this book so here goes my best effort This is the most gripping and touching nonfiction I've ever read: Mortenson leads a life that, frankly, seems literally unbelievable in the literal sense ...more
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The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs
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The Innocent Man by John Grisham
The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
by John Grisham (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2009
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T'was time for nonfiction again. This is the only Grisham book I've read, so I can't make a comparison to his fiction. An arresting (har!) account and a must read for the like 7 people left who think our criminal justice system is just peachy.

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