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The Glass Castle
4.24
it was amazing
What a winning woman Jeannette Walls is. This story moved me to tears, shocked me the entire way. How much squalor, how much the kids were asked to en ...more
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Jul 23, 2010
 
Our Town
3.63
it was amazing
I suppose I read this in high school, but reread just now on the recommendation of my cousin. He said that the best example of consciousness in litera ...more
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Jun 19, 2010
 
Devotion: A Memoir
3.78
it was amazing
I found this inspiring. She says so many things that are on my mind. She captures the questions of mid-life, thoughtfully explores them. The narrative ...more
Jan 31, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
Madame Bovary
3.65
really liked it
A few years ago I thought Madame Bovary was a brat. Amazing what a few years can do. I was intrigued by her now. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and cou ...more
Sep 17, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
3.85
it was amazing
astonishing. looking at this familiar material from Cromwell's point of view was illuminating. I can't wait for the sequel.
Feb 02, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
The Modern Library Writer's Workshop: A Guide to the Craft of Fiction
4.26
it was amazing
Terrifically useful book, for writers, for teachers of creative writing. Clear and concise.
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Oct 17, 2010
 
Double Happiness
3.16
it was amazing
Splendid stories. Hughes is a very fine writer.
Jul 02, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
 
How Fiction Works
3.98
really liked it
Insightful, has made me think about where fiction comes from and how it is made in ways I hadn't before. Wood was inspired to write the book by Ruskin ...more
Jan 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
4.19
it was amazing
Peter Hessler is a terrific writer and an incredibly likable, interesting narrator. I could follow him anywhere. His curiosity is infectious while it ...more
Jul 13, 2010
May 02, 2010
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.37
it was amazing
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Oct 28, 2009
 
The White Rose
3.52
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
The Great Gatsby
3.89
it was amazing
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Oct 28, 2009
 
Jennie Gerhardt
3.99
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
Sentimental Education
3.83
it was amazing
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Aug 22, 2010
Jun 19, 2010
 
The Fires: A Novel
3.25
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It
3.90
liked it
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Mar 27, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
Holy Skirts: A Novel of a Flamboyant Woman Who Risked All for Art
3.59
it was amazing
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Oct 28, 2009
 
New Grub Street
3.72
it was amazing
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May 23, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
 
The Poisonwood Bible
4.03
it was amazing
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Oct 28, 2009
 
Liar's Poker
4.16
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
A Regular Guy
3.19
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
Far from the Madding Crowd
3.92
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
4.04
it was amazing
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Oct 28, 2009
 
Vanity Fair
3.76
it was amazing
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Mar 31, 2010
 
Pale Horse, Pale Rider
3.99
it was amazing
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Feb 04, 2010
 
In the Lake of the Woods
3.78
really liked it
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Oct 30, 2009
 
The Lovely Bones
3.77
did not like it
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Feb 04, 2010
 
Manhattan Transfer
3.69
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Apr 05, 2014
 
The Things They Carried
4.12
it was amazing
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Oct 30, 2009
 
Lolita
3.88
it was amazing
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Oct 28, 2009
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