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The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
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Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth
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Typical Roth book. The main character just rants about his life. A successful young Jewish man, Alexander Portnoy is almost sexually obsessed, drenched in Jewish guilt, and too analycal for his own good.
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The Anatomy Lesson by Philip Roth
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(Part of the Zuckerman trilogy). Zuckerman is one of Roth's first-person narrators. He's a successful writer who hasn't written in a long time. He has a constant back/neck pain, so he spends his days lying down on a mat, trying to juggle his three mi ...more
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One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Probably one of the best books I've ever read. I remeber being amazed by the magic of a one and a half page sentence. Sentences, chapters, characters, the plot - everything is perfectly constructed.
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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Middlesex
by Jeffrey Eugenides
read in August, 2006
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Eugenides knows how to tell a story. And besides, I have a very very soft spot for stories about large families, story that go from one generation to another, usually linked by a strong female character (Desdemona, in this case).
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
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I discovered this book on a friend's shelf in San Francisco. He used to live in Africa as a child so this book was very meaningful to him. I borrowed it while we took a trip north to Seattle and I'll always associate it with that trip. More than anyt ...more
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Hija de la fortuna by Isabel Allende
Hija de la fortuna
by Isabel Allende (Goodreads Author)
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The Russian Debutante's Handbook by Gary Shteyngart
The Russian Debutante's Handbook
by Gary Shteyngart (Goodreads Author)
read in February, 2007
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Very witty book. The main character Vladimir is masterfully constructed. He's a Russian Jew emigrant in NY, and his cultural identities crises are treated in both a profound and a humorous manner. On the negative side, S. indulges a bit too much in e ...more
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