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A Little Life
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by Hanya Yanagihara (Goodreads Author)
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Kam Kam said: " when I started reading this,I was very impressed with how rich her writing is. Character psychology, and life in New York – quirky in human lives, very interesting stuff.
I was a little confused with the pronouns. He this, he that… Because there are f
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Essentialism: The...
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"simple, but good stuff. still reading." Oct 14, 2016 10:09AM

 
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Kam Kam said: " REALLY liking. Even changing my life a bit. Well then I got to chapter 3, with its long words and clunky sentences. Hard to understand. Had to sort of skim that stuff. Still reading. "

 
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Iacocca by Lee Iacocca
Iacocca: An Autobiography
by Lee Iacocca
read in January, 1985
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if this is the book describing him taking over Chrysler, I loved this book. I see no other books by him with "Chrysler" in the title, so I think this is the book. (I read this a long time ago and I'm just reviewing it now.)
it's not a book I would nor
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A Little Life
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when I started reading this,I was very impressed with how rich her writing is. Character psychology, and life in New York – quirky in human lives, very interesting stuff.
I was a little confused with the pronouns. He this, he that… Because there are f
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen
Purity
by Jonathan Franzen
read in October, 2016
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okay fine, chapter 1. Chapter 2: oh my God (is this the German chapter?), flashback to Goldfinch, not as bad as her 100 page self-absorbed ramble, but tedious reading. Must get through. It is Franzen.
Nope, maybe halfway through the book. Just didn't
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Nutshell by Ian McEwan
Nutshell
by Ian McEwan
read in January, 2017
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strongest impression: the pyrotechnics of his writing. Which are sometimes exasperating – like wow, but I don't know what you mean, and I don't feel like continuing.
Okay, the big surprise of this book is at the very beginning, so if you haven't read
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Dear Mr. M by Herman Koch
Dear Mr. M
by Herman Koch
read in January, 2017
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Very good. *While* I was reading it, I felt it was excellent, but very near the ending – when you wonder how it will and, and then reading the actual ending, I was a bit disappointed. I don't know how it could've been better, but for all of the intri ...more
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The Privileges by Jonathan  Dee
The Privileges
by Jonathan Dee
read in January, 2011
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okay shoot, I read this in 2011 and loved it, but I don't remember it right now to write. I gave it five stars – high marks!
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A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan  Dee
A Thousand Pardons
by Jonathan Dee
read in September, 2015
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Very good. Some things happened a little fast – like it felt like there were jump cuts in a way. But good smart book. Nuances of things, not just trite stuff.
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A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me by David Gates
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Ooo, smarty smart smart !! oh – lo and behold, on page… 75? or so, I thought: how the heck is he going to fill up the rest of the book – like what could be the plot? Well – he didn't. Because this is a book of short stories !! So far, the first one: ...more
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(Paraphrase of Schopenhauer)”
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