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Imperfect Birds
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by Anne Lamott (Goodreads Author)
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The Night of the Gun
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A   Little More About Me by Pam Houston
A Little More About Me
by Pam Houston (Goodreads Author)
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The Secret Lives of Hoarders by Matt Paxton
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My Movie Business by John Irving
My Movie Business: A Memoir
by John Irving (Goodreads Author)
read in April, 2010
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He takes himself a bit too seriously, but it's got some fascinating stuff in it.
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
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Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself by David Lipsky
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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
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There's a section in the center of this book about the main character at 13 in love with her best friend that's transcendent. I read it as an excerpt in the NYer before the book was out. All that precedes and follows that is good, too, but how he cap ...more
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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
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I love the idea of David in Paris. He makes even being an American make some sort of sense.
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Naked by David Sedaris
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THIS is my favorite of his. It's hilarious and heartbreaking. The latter really sneaks up on you. I don't know how he does it--and so many people are trying to imitate him but can't quite pull it off. The only thing that improves it is hearing him re ...more
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Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
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Not my favorite of his, but of course worth reading.
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