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Average rating: 3.93 · 1,620 ratings · 362 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Kindness for Weakness

3.89 avg rating — 956 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Something Like Hope

4.01 avg rating — 515 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Deduction 103 Success Secre...

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This Way Home

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The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon
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Parasites Like Us by Adam Johnson
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A surprising book. There were times when I felt frustrated by the pacing and also the distance the author kept from the main character. But in the end my difficulties as a reader seemed trivial. I love the risks Johnson took with this story, and I'm ...more
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The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
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Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane
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Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
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City of Thieves by David Benioff
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This book came out of nowhere and blew me away. It's magic. I picked it up from the library on audio for a trip, and Ron Perlman (of Hellboy, and City of Lost Children fame) narrated it. I don't know how you feel about audiobooks, but, provided that ...more
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MFA vs. NYC by Chad Harbach
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Lexicon by Max Barry
Lexicon
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Amazing. Best sci-fi book I've read since Soon I Will Be Invincible (Austin Grossman). Very cool, and smart, and perfectly done. Buy a copy to show your support for this very talented writer.
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I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett
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Erasure by Percival Everett
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“If life is hard and we don't celebrate the small accomplishments, what's left?”
Shawn Goodman, Kindness for Weakness

“Maybe Wolf Larsen was right, and life is simply a mess. Maybe the strong eat the weak so they can stay strong. Maybe that's all there is.”
Shawn Goodman, Kindness for Weakness

“I can see the color of the grass deepening, becoming impossibly green the way it does in early spring when you've almost stopped believing that things will ever grow again. Right now it looks like each individual blade has been painted, and I wonder who will notice these things when I'm gone.”
Shawn Goodman, Kindness for Weakness

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