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Homicide by David Simon
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Rain and Other South Sea Stories by W. Somerset Maugham
Rain and Other South Sea Stories
by W. Somerset Maugham
recommended for: anyone
read in February, 2007
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This was a gift from a friend. I didn't think I'd like it but it was a very readable collection of short stories. The prevailing theme is early 20th century West meets East in the South Pacific. Maugham pulls out some great plots from the conflict of...more
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The Razor's Edge by W. Somerset Maugham
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Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham
Of Human Bondage
by W. Somerset Maugham
recommended for: anyone
read in June, 2007
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Amazing. My favorite book. A long, beautifully written, intimate portrait of the human condition. Maugham is a genius. I felt very connected to the protagonist and his life even though it was set in England almost 100 years ago. I recommend this to a...more
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The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1)
by Philip Pullman
recommended for: people who like J.K. Rowling
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Great concept and well written. Pullman has been described as the antithesis to C.S. Lewis. Where Lewis' children's fantasy books are full of Christian undertones, Pullman's trilogy (so I've been told) purposefully leaves out Christianity and is even...more
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The Quarterlifer's Companion by Abby Wilner
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I'm not big on the self-help genre, but I picked this up off the store shelf and was immediately engrossed. Some of the advice is helpful, some is lame, what I take from it is the knowledge that there are a lot of other 20-somethings out there questi...more
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