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read in March, 2007
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Life by Georges Perec
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There is an Anne of Green Gables book, one of the later ones (I'm a girl, what can I say?) where Anne says the Pickwick papers make her want to eat, with all their descriptions of meals. Well, Life: A User's Manual makes me want to interior decorate,...more
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Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
Surfacing
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2009
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I've never read any Margaret Atwood, and I'm finding that her voice takes some getting used to... but I like it! I like the story, it definitely has been keeping me up at night, and it's funny that I happened to take a trip to Quebec for the first ti...more
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"when i first read this book, i threw it against the wall by the end - it made me so angry!! what reaction did you have? and have you heard the song by...more "
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Another Roadside Attraction by Tom Robbins
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i love being a hippie and wish i were this much of a hippie... sometimes. though gas guzzling motor bikes and ethically and environmentally questionable frogskin underwear and giraffe skin headbands are sort of anti-hippie, aren't they?
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Why Is Sex Fun? The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Jared Diamond
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i love this guy, and this particular book goes really well with the story about marriage in ivan ilych and other stories by tolstoy. interesting ideas, not the most interesting book after you get the idea he keeps reiterating
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The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy
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absolutely the thing to read while you are supposed to be studying for a huge, life altering test. could have been written yesterday for how relevant these stories still are, nice and dark and existential, honest, and russian. seems to go well with t...more
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The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka
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never a big fan of the metamorphosis, i skipped this and liked a few of the lesser known stories a great deal - the man and his master was particularly good, and the country doctor ended in a way that creeped me out more than steven king any day.
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Food Politics by Marion Nestle
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Identity by Milan Kundera
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interesting idea about love and just being human, good quick read though this is the second time i've skipped the last dream sequence to get straight to the end!
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