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Tao Te Ching
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Frank and 189 other people liked Lynne's review of Midnight Sun (Twilight, #1.5):
Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer
"I can't believe she thought she could get away with it. The same damn book, especially once the boy and the girl get together. Ooh! Read it side-by-side with Twilight and get Meyer's bad dialogue in stereo! And with no change of voice whatsoever e..." Read more of this review »
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Les Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire
Les Fleurs du Mal
by Charles Baudelaire
recommended for: Poetry afficionados
read in January, 1975
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One of my favorite books. Brilliant, sometimes depressing, Baudelaire's chef-d'oeuvre. Read in French if you know the language well enough, poetry always loses something in the translation.
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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye
by J.D. Salinger
recommended for: Eternal Optimists. DO NOT READ WHILE DEPRESSED!
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I have a problem with whiny, angst ridden idiots. Holden seems to think that he's the only person ever to have gone through the pains of adolescence.

Read this because you must, then move on, life's too short.
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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman Melville
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
by Herman Melville
recommended to Frank by: History
recommended for: Nobody
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You know how you sometimes plow through a book you don't like just because it's an important part of literary history and you feel obligated to read it?

This is that book. It's a classic, you know you should read it, but a hundred pages into it, you
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