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Comrade Rockstar: The Life and Mystery of Dean Reed, the All-American Boy Who Brought Rock 'n' Roll to the Soviet Union
3.42
liked it
pretty good for $0.85 new from a major chain. tries to be both a biography and a travelogue of the author's attempts to find out what happened, and ki ...more
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Feb 17, 2011
 
Winter's Tale
3.50
really liked it
my only complaint is that every time the word 'catenary,' which would have been a brilliant hapax, appeared after about the second time i cringed. the ...more
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Jul 21, 2011
 
Gravity's Rainbow
4.03
it was amazing
holy fucking shit. i'll probably spend the next two weeks unpacking it.

it feels clumsy and weird to admit this but the act of reading this has been on
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not set
Nov 08, 2013
 
The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed
3.92
it was amazing
yes yes yes. true account of a team of retired navy guys and ministers who, with almost no money, were trying to build an aerobody craft (slightly hea ...more
not set
Feb 17, 2011
 
Dance Dance Dance (The Rat, #4)
4.03
really liked it
i think every murakami novel (that i've read) is essentially the same, iterations of the same characters doing similar things, which is great if you'r ...more
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Apr 19, 2011
 
Absalom, Absalom!
3.96
really liked it
i'm too embarrassed to admit how long it took me to figure out that it's more about how the story is told than the story itself.

in a way i wish i hadn
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Sep 12, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Salt: A World History
3.73
it was amazing
the only thing i did not like about this book was trying to explain to people i work with that i was reading a book about salt. in other news, i think ...more
not set
Mar 25, 2011
 
The Marseille Caper
3.28
it was ok
stranded in an airport, it was between this and a novelization of argo. not sure i chose correctly.
not set
Aug 16, 2013
 
The Crying of Lot 49
3.70
None
not set
Aug 31, 2009
 
Building Robot Drive Trains
3.72
None
Aug 16, 2013
Jul 06, 2013
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