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The Painted Bird
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Zach Parkes and 9 other people liked Leigh's review of The Painted Bird:
The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosiński
"One of the most difficult books I've ever read. There's been a lot of furor over the autobiographical "truth" of this novel, and even over the identity of its author, but it certainly feels like an aesthetically true piece of writing. It's morbidl..." Read more of this review »
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The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosiński
"The Painted Bird was a controversial book for years after its publication, and it's difficult to separate the book from the controversy. Artistically speaking, I was not terribly impressed by this novel - it seemed to me little more than a parade..." Read more of this review »
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A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz
A Fraction of the Whole
by Steve Toltz
read in June, 2009
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For my first book of the Summer, I decided to read A Fraction of the Whole, the amazing debut novel by Australian author Steve Toltz. I’ll admit straightaway that I picked up the book almost entirely due to the review on its cover from the Wall Stree ...more
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Turtle Island by Gary Snyder
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Wild Dreams of a New Beginning by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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Starting from San Francisco by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
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