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So, Anyway... by John Cleese
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Saint Jack by Paul Theroux
Saint Jack
by Paul Theroux
read in December, 2014
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Maybe it just wasn't the right book for the Christmas season. Maybe a book about a guy from Boston who becomes a pimp in Singapore just doesn't relate. Or maybe I'm more of a prude than I thought. But Saint Jack just wasn't for me.

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The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
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The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
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Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
Red Harvest
by Dashiell Hammett
read in June, 2014
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Any time I read Dashiell Hammett, I'm tempted to break into some kind of Edward G. Robinson accent and say, "You'll never get me, copper!"

And let's face it, Hammett loves the jargon found in film noir stories. But that doesn't give him enough credit
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The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson
The Rum Diary
by Hunter S. Thompson
read in June, 2014
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I read this book years ago before I had seen the movie, before I had read Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and before I had myself visited Puerto Rico. I loved it for its craziness, its idealism, its warped characters that only seem to manifest in news ...more
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