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The Human Stain
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The Sorrow of War by Bảo Ninh
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Youth by J.M. Coetzee
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Boyhood by J.M. Coetzee
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The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
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The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
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It took me a long time to read, and even longer to understand, but it was definitely worth it! Really enjoyed the book, which paints a fantastic picture of life in central and south America in the last decades. It ended up occupying all my thoughts f ...more
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Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
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It's short so you can read it in a day or two, which is a good thing because it is very compact and well wrought as a piece of fiction. Definitely worth a read.
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Solar by Ian McEwan
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Not quite as good as his other works, but the funniest one I've read I think. He really did well at creating a very unpleasant hero.
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Saturday by Ian McEwan
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Excellent book I read whilst I was away, which, thanks to McEwan's excellent descriptive prose, really made me remember vividly aspects of living in England.
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Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
Skippy Dies
by Paul Murray
read in July, 2011
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