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Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham
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Look: there are a lot of reasons people hate this book and, conversely, Lena Dunham. I am only marginally aware of the respective conservative/liberal online cultures, but even spending my time ignoring them I am nonetheless made aware of people's ha ...more
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Bossypants by Tina Fey
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I began watching 30 Rock recently and find it as good as anything ever on television -- Seinfeld, The Simpsons, etc. -- so when I stumbled on Fey's book at a yard sale I decided I'd give it a try. Sitcom genius though she may be, her book's a light r ...more
Little Bets by Peter Sims
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Little Bets by Peter Sims
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I finally read another book. I'm really proud of myself. It only took a month to get through 160 pages.

Anyways, though, this book's fine. I like the attitude of books like this, though the content never really set me on fire -- this guy seems to have
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Freedom Evolves by Daniel C. Dennett
" Liam you son of a bitch! Thanks for responding! This has proven to be by far my most enduring and popular review; two people have commented on it.

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The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
" My favorite book ever is Catcher in the Rye, and the best book I've read recently is The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen, but neither of those are all ...more"
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The Kingdom of God Is Within You by Leo Tolstoy
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[I wrote the stuff below as I was still reading it. Now, from the vantage point of the book's end, I'd say the book itself is a bit of a mess in its narrative insistence, arguing both that we are on the precipice of unprecendented mass destruction (r ...more
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Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
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It's been a long time since I read this book, but I stumbled upon the idea of the trilemma the other day. According to Lewis, Jesus is either a crazy person, a liar, or God. Well, in these Gospels written way after the fact which could be completely ...more
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Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
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Underworld by Don DeLillo
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