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Originals by Adam M. Grant
Originals: How Nonconformists Move the World
by Adam M. Grant (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2016
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Not bad, but not that great either

For a book meant to bring new light into the realm of Originality, this is nothing really new. It seems the author struggle to find interesting and counterintuitive curiosities to prove his points. Sometimes going a
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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
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1Q84 BOOK 3 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 BOOK 3 (1Q84, #3)
by Haruki Murakami
read in June, 2016
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I struggled to give this 4 stars. So, not being a solid 4, it does not deserve it.
And not because this is a 3-star book, but mainly because it is part of a trilogy, and book#2 was fucking awesome (I gave it a 5!). It created so many expectations, not
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The Arrival by Shaun Tan
"Wow. This is one of the most touching, awestrucking beautiful books I've "read" in my entire life. It conjures that sense of wonder of the unknown magically. Masterful! If I could give 6 stars I would."
The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by José Saramago
"Do grande Saramago, o melhor que já li. Usando como base os fatos narrados nos Evangelhos, Saramago transforma quase tudo, criando sua versão de Jesus: uma figura meio humana e divina, cativante e com direito a seus tormentos e angústias.

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1Q84 BOOK 3 by Haruki Murakami
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Nana, nenê by Gary Ezzo
Nana, nenê
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read in April, 2016
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
"This was the first book from Gaiman I've ever read. He's obviously a skilled and creative fantasy writer, and this one is a nice modern fable. I enjoyed the atmosphere very much, as the book really took me to a fantastic rural England setting, as..." Read more of this review »
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1Q84 BOOK 2 by Haruki Murakami
1Q84 BOOK 2 (1Q84, #2)
by Haruki Murakami
read in April, 2016
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Genius! Although the first few chapters were more on the "low gear" side of things, when it picks up speed it won't let up until the very end. An impossible-to-stop reading thriller that as it progresses it gets more and more complicated and just mak ...more
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