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The Last Catholic in America by John R. Powers
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The Turning by Tim Winton
The Turning: Stories
by Tim Winton
read in March, 2014
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Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Invisible Man
by Ralph Ellison
read in March, 2014
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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Namesake
by Jhumpa Lahiri
read in December, 2013
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I was disappointed by this book. Boring character and setting descriptions. Meandering story. Parades of cliches. This would be bad enough, but I was particularly bothered by being hit over the head by the "theme" of the main character's name, Gogol. ...more
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Everything and More by David Foster Wallace
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The Void by Frank Close
The Void
by Frank Close
read in September, 2010
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“If you are bored and disgusted by politics and don't bother to vote, you are in effect voting for the entrenched Establishments of the two major parties, who please rest assured are not dumb, and who are keenly aware that it is in their interests to keep you disgusted and bored and cynical and to give you every possible reason to stay at home doing one-hitters and watching MTV on primary day. By all means stay home if you want, but don't bullshit yourself that you're not voting. In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard's vote.”
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