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Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room
3.78
really liked it
None
Sep 2011
Sep 09, 2011
 
Butcher's Crossing
4.10
liked it
None
Sep 2011
Dec 10, 2009
 
Giovanni's Room
4.22
liked it
None
Nov 2011
Nov 14, 2011
 
All Heads Turn When the Hunt Goes By
3.63
it was ok
None
Oct 2011
Feb 04, 2010
 
Zone One
3.25
really liked it
None
Nov 2011
Jul 17, 2011
 
52 Pick Up
3.94
liked it
None
Sep 2011
Sep 19, 2011
 
The Onion Presents A Book of Jean's Own!: All New Wit, Wisdom, and Wackiness from The Onion's Beloved Humor Columnist
3.43
really liked it
None
Oct 2011
Oct 29, 2010
 
The Franchiser
4.03
it was amazing
An amazing panoply of rants, gags, absurdities, theses, vignettes; an overwhelming orgy of language, a brilliant exercise in aestheticized awareness; ...more
Sep 2011
Aug 09, 2011
 
Motherless Brooklyn
3.91
really liked it
Shoulda read this six years ago. Don't get me wrong -- it's a terrific novel and I'm glad I finally got around to it. But when I was around 19 I disco ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 27, 2011
 
Columbine
4.26
really liked it
The fascination with true crime is really about unknowability. We will never, ever know the identity of the Zodiac killer. We will never know who kill ...more
Nov 2011
Jul 26, 2009
 
Wish Her Safe at Home
3.69
really liked it
Almost a distaff Taxi Driver, about a lonely woman losing her mind and losing herself in fantasy. Yeah, this is some unreliable-narrator shit, but Ben ...more
Oct 2011
Oct 06, 2011
 
The Devil All the Time
4.09
really liked it
The writing's really more at a three-star level (which rating I gave the same author's fine but overrated Knockemstiff), but the construction satisfie ...more
Sep 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
A Choir of Ill Children
3.71
did not like it
Oy.

So it's October, and that's when you're supposed to read horror fiction, right? And I always feel like I should be reading horror, should be uneart
...more
Oct 2011
Feb 04, 2010
 
Out of Sheer Rage: Wrestling With D.H. Lawrence
4.02
it was amazing
At the risk of stating the obvious, let's acknowledge this: what determines the quality of a memoir (not that Out of Sheer Rage can be so narrowly cla ...more
Nov 2011
Nov 15, 2011
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