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Matt rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Girl Walks into a Bar . . . by Rachel Dratch
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I don't think Dratch is responsible for the poor quality of this memoir; I blame her publisher. I don't think this book had an editor. Timelines get more confusing than they need to be, sections are much too short, and there's even some problems wher...more
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Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
Freedom
by Jonathan Franzen
read in May, 2013
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I had two major problems:

The ending was terrible. For all the praise of "the great American novel" and praise of Franzen's true-to-life writing, it seems altogether sad that neither he nor his readers can accept that...more
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The Death-Ray by Daniel Clowes
The Death-Ray
by Daniel Clowes
read in May, 2013
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Mister Wonderful by Daniel Clowes
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Nova by Samuel R. Delany
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Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman
Call Me by Your Name
by André Aciman (Goodreads Author)
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Matt and 23 other people liked Doug's review of Call Me by Your Name:
Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman
" [Disclaimer: contains some swearing. Mild spoilers too.]

See, the problem with this book is that, for all its clever prose, it finds itself, like so much 'high-brow' queer fiction, unable to escape the 'GAY MEANS MISERY' trap.

Why? Who actually read... " Read more of this review »
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Image of the People by T.J. Clark
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Florence & Baghdad by Hans Belting
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David Boring by Daniel Clowes
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