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One Amazing Thing
3.45
really liked it
this is a delicate, almost fragile book, and it won't stay with you the way other books do. it will disintegrate in your memory and all you'll remembe ...more
Jan 29, 2011
Jan 23, 2011
 
Refuge
3.86
it was amazing
i want to start this review by saying that dina nayeri doesn't have her own wikipedia entry. i am to remedy this as soon as possible.

i would like to
...more
Jan 03, 2018
Dec 16, 2017
 
The Blind Man's Garden
3.77
it was amazing
nadeem aslam is a treasure to the world and everyone should read him. his writing is simply fantastic -- i think i liked the writing in The Wasted Vig ...more
May 17, 2014
May 12, 2014
 
Due Preparations for the Plague
3.73
it was amazing
this book plain blew me out of the water. i must say that i listened to it, and that i just discovered the pleasures of listening to audiobooks, somet ...more
Oct 02, 2013
Jun 13, 2009
 
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
3.68
it was amazing
such a lovely book, and such a quirky and interesting look at the pain of adolescence, which is the same as the pain of being human except less covere ...more
Dec 02, 2009
Oct 13, 2008
 
Holding Still For As Long As Possible
3.71
it was ok

(ETA par. at end)

this is a self-consciously 20-something book in which life is lived mostly at night -- people work during the day but their workdays
...more
Aug 14, 2011
Jul 30, 2011
 
The Last Illusion
3.39
it was amazing
this book is fantastic. i feel i should start from the beginning and read the whole thing again.
Feb 10, 2015
Jun 16, 2014
 
The Writing on the Wall
3.36
it was amazing
an excellent and touching 9/11 book that is about a whole lot more than 9/11, which is as it should be.
not set
Jul 28, 2007
 
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
3.97
it was amazing
there is something about this book.
not set
Jul 21, 2007
 
The Mercy Seat
3.66
liked it
None
not set
Feb 24, 2008
 
In the Shadow of No Towers
3.67
liked it
None
not set
Mar 09, 2008
 
Saturday
3.62
liked it
None
not set
Jul 28, 2007
 
The Zero
3.50
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 28, 2007
 
Netherland
3.41
really liked it
None
Jun 02, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
3.69
it was ok
None
not set
Jul 27, 2007
 
When I Forgot
3.37
None
not set
Aug 16, 2009
 
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
4.39
None
not set
Jul 16, 2010
 
The Silent Minaret
3.70
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 27, 2007
 
Open City
3.51
None
Jul 17, 2016
Jun 25, 2011
 
Falling Man
3.21
liked it
None
not set
Jul 21, 2007
 
The Submission
3.66
it was ok
None
Jan 10, 2012
Jan 06, 2012
 
Queen of Dreams
3.54
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 21, 2007
 
A Disorder Peculiar to the Country
3.00
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 21, 2007
 
There Will Never Be Another You: A Novel
2.98
None
not set
Mar 20, 2009
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