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Thanks for checking out my blog. Life is good, and I love sites like this that encourage an art as wondrous as literature. Life in Los Angeles can be hard to navigate, but I've found it to be a lot deeper than I thought it might when I arrived as a wide-eyed kid from Chicago. We live in strange times, indeed. But with a book in one hand and a libation (be it a cocktail, or a love... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 13, 2012 12:39 Tags: bukowski, fantasy, janet-fitch, los-angeles, love, positive-thinking
Average rating: 4.14 · 689 ratings · 392 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
To Live and Drink in L.A.

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To Live and Die in Fantasyl...

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Max Brooks goes above and beyond the "zombie genre" and weaves a tale of horror with sociological, political and most of all, human, aspects. I read "The Zombie Survival Guide" and enjoyed it. But this book surpassed that one by far; it's cool to see ...more
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Absolutely brilliant. Transcends the genre of the murder mystery (or as Poe would put it, "tale of ratiocination"). Mr. Connelly takes us into the minds and impulses of different characters while at the same time holding the key to a greater startlin ...more
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