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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
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I read this for a science fiction class, and while it was a little histrionic in the way that older science fiction can be, the characters were engrossing and the world was engaging. It also managed to bring up a number of issues that still feel rele...more
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True Grit by Charles Portis
True Grit
by Charles Portis
read in May, 2014
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My father read this book to me when I was probably somewhere around 12, and I remembered liking the story, but didn't remember much else about it. It was a joy to re-read. Mattie has such a strong voice, and the characters are so well drawn, that I f...more
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Quiet by Susan Cain
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Cain makes a lot of interesting points about how society tends to value one personality over another, and the book is carefully researched and well written. I felt like she over-emphasized the role of wanting to be alone and solitary in talking about...more
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Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Men We Reaped: A Memoir
by Jesmyn Ward (Goodreads Author)
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American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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Quiet by Susan Cain
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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2014
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Beautiful. I love Atwood, despite the dark themes, and this was written beautifully, as is her wont. Our unnamed narrator is captivating, and left me wondering how I would respond to such a situation.
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Moby-Duck by Donovan Hohn
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Very interesting stuff, although a bit repetitive and too much in thrall to description. I learned a lot, though, and am now thoroughly appalled at the amount of plastic packaging in my life.
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How Children Succeed by Paul Tough
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