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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman (Goodreads Author)
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Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
Empire of the Sun
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Levels of Life by Julian Barnes
Levels of Life
by Julian Barnes
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Solitude by Anthony Storr
"In the flood of books in all fields about social behaviour, a book extolling the virtues of solitude stands out. Storr critiques the premise of much psychotherapy (esp attachment theory) that we need to be fixed so that we can have fulfilling soci..." Read more of this review »
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In Search of Memory by Eric R. Kandel
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Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
read in May, 2013
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I enjoyed the first 100 pages or so, some interesting thoughts on life but the longer it went on the less interesting it became. It seemed to become more hollow as the story went on. I would give it 2.5 stars if i could.
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