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The First Bad Man
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After Dark
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Oh my god this book is so completely weird and wonderful, I love it so so hard and I'm only like a third of the way through.
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Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
" Mrs. Dalloway is one of the most remarkable books I've ever read.

The novel is hard work. I found myself, before a session, loosening up, doing a few jumping jacks, punching the air, preparing. Many passages necessitated re-reading. But the effort'... " Read more of this review »
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" This is the kind of review where I'm certainly going to stumble over myself. How do you review motherfrigging Jane Austen? One of the most influential women writers of all time? How do you assign a star rating to a famous work like Pride and Preju... " Read more of this review »
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After Dark by Haruki Murakami
After Dark
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I have remarked often about how lucky I am to have fancy friends, yes? Well, one of those fancies is the events director at the amazing Word Bookstore, where they're having a Midnight Murakami Party to celebrate the release of his newest. The nerdtas...more
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Cabinet of Curiosities by Guillermo del Toro
" I've officially prepared my wish for if I'm ever dying and have (get?) to make a Make a Wish wish. In fact, since the internet is forever, I'll just lay it all out: D.N.R., pull that plug, cremation and scattering, no Jesus at my funeral, and ever... " Read more of this review »
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