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The Stranger Manual
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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
A Confederacy of Dunces
by John Kennedy Toole
recommended for: People who need a laugh, people caught in Fortuna's wheel, Mongoloid Esquires
read in July, 2004
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This is by far the funniest book I've ever read in my entire life. It makes you laugh the way you do when you're in class and it's dead silent and you think of something that would only be funny to you, and then you sit there giggling like an idiot, ...more
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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: EVERYONE!! This book is important.
read in June, 2003
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I read this book straight through, without stopping. It's an awesome story; you'll read it with your teeth clenched. What's so scary about it is that the future it depicts is plausible.
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The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
by Haruki Murakami
recommended for: Your mom. Sike!
read in February, 2005
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I think this is my favorite of the "bizarre" Murakami novels. Norwegian Wood is my other favorite, but they're good in completely different ways. One of the things I like best about Murakami's novels is how he always provides details about the record ...more
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The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami
The Elephant Vanishes
by Haruki Murakami
recommended for: Everyone!
read in May, 2005
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I love all of Murakami's books, but I guess I'll limit myself to discussing just a few. They do blur together in my mind; the protaganist always seems the same, but this doesn't bother me for some reason. My favorite story is the one about the elepha ...more
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The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
The Book of Lost Things
by John Connolly (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: people who like fairy-tales
read in March, 2007
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This was an exciting/entertaining read, plot-wise. I didn't think it was the best-written book ever; I'd probably give it less stars if I wasn't such a fairy-tale junkie. The parts I liked best were the woodsman's tales within the story. There's also ...more
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Blankets by Craig Thompson
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The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami
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Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
Disgrace
by J.M. Coetzee
read in September, 2007
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