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Alyson and 1 other person liked Chelsea's review of Emma :
Emma by Jane Austen
"I just like the way Jane Austen's characters talk. It induces me to wish that I were such a respectable young woman as to talk so well, and be so amiable! All kidding aside, Austen's good characters, the ones who are rewarded in the end, are alway..." Read more of this review »
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Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner
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Farewell Waltz by Milan Kundera
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The copy I have has a slightly different title: "The Farewell Party"
I am fond of Kundera, and while this wasn't my favorite of his, I still think it's worth reading - it shares a lot with several other of his books: small spa towns, an uncontrollably
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The Fall by Albert Camus
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
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A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
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Why Art Cannot be Taught by James Elkins
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The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit
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Clumsy by Jeffrey Brown
Clumsy
by Jeffrey Brown (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Alyson by: Megan
read in April, 2008
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The story is kind of sweet and kind of awkward.. I liked it, but it just went too fast and -while at times very touching- lacked the profound melancholy of, say, Jimmy Corrigan.
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