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Songs Only You Know by Sean Madigan Hoen
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a solid memoir with some heavy and powerful themes, of loss, redemption, and finding a path in life through which you can happily walk. i will say i was happy as a reader not to have the typical one-upsmanship of rock memoirs; however, the gastrointe...more
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Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
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Jesse and 33 other people liked Aubrey's review of The Savage Detectives:
The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño
" I hate the description for this novel. Anything longer than a single paragraph is destined for bloviation, an Excel graph of key phrases selling itself to as many bidders as possible. A long list of characters fishing for the lay reader's empathy?... " Read more of this review »
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"yeah i'm a little over half way through and i am thoroughly enjoying it - it is at times a tad too encyclopedic, but the annotations rectify that most...more "
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V. by Thomas Pynchon
" "A phrase (it often happened when he was exhausted) kept cycling round and round, preconsciously, just under the threshold of lip and tongue movement: "Events seem to be ordered into an ominous logic." It repeated itself automatically and Stencil... " Read more of this review »
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"yeah luckily i only checked it out from the library. i did really like me and you and evryone you know - her movie - but the book was rough.

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The Infatuations by Javier Marías
The Infatuations
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