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Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
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Chronicles of Old New York by James Roman
" Have a look at Gangs of New York if you want a slightly different take on things (yes, the same Gangs of New York that Scorsese based his movie on). P ...more"
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The City & the City by China Miéville
The City & the City
by China Miéville (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2011
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I'm thoroughly enjoying the new direction that Miéville is taking in this book. Creating a very real and captivating city upon a city somewhere in Eastern Europe, the text reminds me of The Yiddish Policemens Union by Michael Chabon (another book whe ...more
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X
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In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O'Brien
In the Lake of the Woods
by Tim O'Brien
read in June, 2012
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I stumbled across this book in a charity shop on Hyndland Road and picked it up because I recently listened to an audio recording of O'Brien reading out his most famous work 'The Things They Carried', a story that, in a Perec-like way, gives an emoti ...more
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
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First one I read by Stephenson (at my dad's insistence when I was 16), made me a fan for life. Always go back every now and then to visit the old 90s sci-fi era of Stephenson writing carreer (love Zodiac as well, even though it is slightly flawed and ...more
"Darling, I know what we can do! Darling, let’s move to the dumps!

There we can build a house, walls lined with cardboard cut outs for old movies that once stood in cinema lobbies and big franchise video rentals. We’ll decorate the interior with hug..." Read more of this chapter »
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Darling, let's move to the dumps! (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 19, 2010 10:02AM
Description: I wrote this in a rush as a present for my friend Hrefna on her 21 birthday, I was mainly inspired by her husband and my good friend Ben who is just the sort of guy to get an idea like this, so I could easily imagine her to be on the other end of such a tirade. My girlfriend made a beautiful little harmonica book with a cloth cover and I wrote the story into it by hand to give to Hrefna.
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