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The Inferno
3.99
it was ok
Ok, I'm officially giving up.
Yes, I agree with my daughter that it's cool how the punishments fit the crime - like for theives, their own actual human
...more
Feb 03, 2010
Dec 06, 2009
 
The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
3.87
His masterpiece, The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian (ISBN 0-201-15576-1), published in 1951, put him on the short list of great Indian English wri ...more
not set
Jan 17, 2009
 
Snow Falling on Cedars
3.81
it was amazing
Really enjoyed this, was just perfect for me at the moment! I tend to like writing with lots of detail, more often than not, and this had that in a wa ...more
Sep 09, 2009
Sep 04, 2009
 
A Mountain of Crumbs
3.73
Published by Star Tribune, review written by: Laurie Hertzel

"Even if Elena Gorokhova weren't such a gorgeous writer, her memoir, "A Mountain of Crumbs
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not set
Jan 17, 2010
 
The Longings of Women
3.82
it was amazing
Just came upon this and it drew me in for a re-read.. with a vague reminiscence..

Then, 20 pages in, it's clear: This is the one! This is the book with
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Jun 30, 2009
not set
Jun 27, 2009
 
To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: An Informal Autobiography
4.39
Had heard of this, and formed and impression of this, based on other things I read in Women's Studies in the 80's. But for the first time picked up a ...more
not set
Dec 01, 2009
 
China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World
3.44
I bought and skimmed/read this book during the Olympic boycott conversation, and one thing I found interesting is that the term 'Human Rights' is not ...more
Mar 2008
Jan 11, 2009
 
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color
4.45
This book made a big impression on me when I was assigned it, during my Women's Studies period. The central idea - that people in the majority culture ...more
Jan 10, 1985
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Help
4.46
it was amazing
'The Help' is one of those gently brutal books that makes it possible to sit still for the telling of a terrible reality. It is about women in the Sou ...more
Aug 22, 2009
Jun 21, 2009
 
Extraordinary Women from the Muslim World
3.94
really liked it
Excellent book. It has the layout of a children's book, but the content is too complete and interesting to validate that pigeonhole. The portraits are ...more
Apr 16, 2009
Mar 28, 2009
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