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Bitter Is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office
3.90
it was ok
some funny parts, but cynicism gets old and i start to wonder if the materialism and egoism that the book is supposedly satirizing seeps into my subco ...more
Jan 2007
Jul 31, 2007
 
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
3.86
it was amazing
a clinical therapist who has seen hundreds of adolescent girls writes about 15 case studies which reprsent the kinds of issues she has seen again and ...more
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
A Man Without a Country
4.07
really liked it
Leonard Cohen said in his book of longing, my life consists of sleeping 18 hours a day, and spending the remaining 6 saying good night to very importa ...more
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Jane Eyre
4.10
liked it
I read this freshman year of high school, then i wrote an essay about it in which the word "Hardship" appeared at a least every other sentence. Jane E ...more
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
White Noise
3.86
it was amazing
Characterizes the suburban experience, the rotting of concious awareness, the constant influx of meaningless aggravating necessity of existing without ...more
Jan 1998
Oct 22, 2007
 
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
4.00
really liked it
One of those books that is taking me more than 3 years to finish, but I haven't given up...there's definitely some knowledge in here to be had...it co ...more
Jan 2005
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
3.92
really liked it
Read with On the Road and/or Junkie for vicarious drug induced road trip experience.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Bluebeard
4.02
it was amazing
Definitive Vonnegut text on procrastination, inaction due to fear of failing, and/or a self help guide for the self-aware, overly-critically self para ...more
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Painted Bird
3.94
it was amazing
Fascinating true story of jerzy kosinski's survival as an 8 or 9 year old jew through rural eastern europe during world war 2...cruel and miraculous.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Steppenwolf
4.11
it was amazing
One of the most influential books I've read...A culmination down the road of myriad selves within each individual
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
All Creatures Great and Small (All Creatures Great and Small, #1-2)
4.31
it was amazing
One of my favorite books ever, just hanging out with a veterinarian in the late 1800s
Jan 1990
Oct 22, 2007
 
Lord of the Flies
3.65
it was amazing
A book about human nature, Heart of Darkness for kids, Piggy has the conch.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
3.68
it was amazing
David Sedaris' most favoritest short stories, a great collection.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Metamorphosis
3.78
it was amazing
Brilliant, unforgettable little snapshot of petty bourgeois love
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.06
it was amazing
Definitive Vonnegut text on time and life. Start here.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.79
really liked it
Snarky reading for a day...or two.
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
A Passage to India
3.67
it was ok
BOooooooring
not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Hotel New Hampshire
3.89
it was amazing
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Accidental Tourist
3.90
it was amazing
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Oct 22, 2007
 
1984
4.14
it was amazing
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
really liked it
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.97
it was amazing
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Oct 22, 2007
 
On the Road
3.64
really liked it
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Red Tent
4.16
it was ok
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not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.06
it was amazing
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.92
really liked it
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Oct 22, 2007
 
The World According to Garp
4.07
it was amazing
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Oct 22, 2007
 
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
3.73
it was amazing
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not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame
4.20
it was amazing
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not set
Oct 22, 2007
 
Being There
3.87
really liked it
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Oct 22, 2007
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