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Eric Benzel rated a book 5 of 5 stars
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
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Gender Trouble by Judith Butler
Gender Trouble
by Judith Butler
read in February, 2011
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Lectures at the College de France, 1982-83 by Michel Foucault
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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
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This was a really fun read. There are wonderful changes in voice that keep the narration fresh and compelling. The story itself was compelling, and there are many places where I found myself wishing I could step into the story and help Oscar out. Def ...more
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
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The History of Sexuality 2 by Michel Foucault
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The Death and Life of the Great American School System by Diane Ravitch
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This is a really powerful analysis of the school reforms of the last thirty years. I would agree with many others in saying that this is a must read for anyone who is interested in public education right now.

I especially appreciated the elucidation o
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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
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