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Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
4.08
it was amazing
Travel writer Horowitz follows a group of Civil War re-enactors across the country watching them do their racist thing and just letting them look stup ...more
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Jan 12, 2010
 
All God's Children
4.36
it was amazing
This is one of the best books I've ever read. It chronicles the history of a black family from slave history and culture all the way to Willie Bosket, ...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice
3.67
it was amazing
I learned SO much from this book. Throughout the history of criminal theory, delinquent girls and their behaviors have been weirdly and creepily sexua ...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
The Ten Commandments of Character: Essential Advice for Living an Honorable, Ethical, Honest Life
4.05
it was amazing
Read anything by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin you can get your hands on. I have all of his books; some are 700+ pages but he is an amazing scholar as well a ...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
Historic Flash
4.57
it was amazing
OK, so you don't exactly read it, but it's a great resource for those of us who love vintage tattoo. I got three of my tattoos from this book. Some re ...more
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Jan 13, 2010
 
My Dark Places
3.90
it was amazing
One of my favorite books. Ellroy is almost too honest about growing up without his murdered mother and subsequently trying to find her killer. Highly ...more
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Jan 12, 2010
 
The Synonym Finder
4.56
it was amazing
No writer should be without this book. My aunt gave it to me when I went to college, and I've used it on every document I've written for school or wor ...more
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Raven: The Untold Story of the Rev. Jim Jones and His People
4.31
it was amazing
The complete tale of Jim Jones and his disgusting, pill-popping, evil self. Not for the faint of heart. Be aware: 600+ pages but worth it.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
8 Minute Meditation: Quiet Your Mind. Change Your Life
3.85
it was amazing
I think this is the best book for anyone interested in meditation to start with. It's easy, down to earth, and not goofy!
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Feb 02, 2010
 
The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York
3.72
really liked it
Good but not absolutely great nonfiction about the murder of a prostitute in the 1830s. Interesting cultural info about the era.
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Jan 13, 2010
 
Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time
3.95
it was amazing
Katha Pollitt's essays are always right and will always leave you pissed off. That's what a good writer does.
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Jan 12, 2010
 
The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction
4.10
it was amazing
A must read for all feminists and people who care about reproductive health care for women.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Plagues and Peoples
3.89
it was amazing
Everyone who is even curious about history and culture should read this book,
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Jan 11, 2010
 
In Cold Blood
4.05
it was amazing
I probably read it 25 years ago. One of my favorite books of all time.
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Jan 14, 2010
 
The Boy Detective Fails
3.91
it was amazing
Surreal, magical, and a little scary. One of my favorite books.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Lullabies for Little Criminals
3.95
it was amazing
A sad, evil little book about childhood. One of my favorites.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Harriet the Spy (Harriet the Spy #1)
3.96
it was amazing
A book for smart and clever children. My favortite book of all time.
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Jan 27, 2010
 
Wise Blood
3.88
really liked it
Flannery O'Connor is my favorite author, but this is not her best.
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Jan 12, 2010
 
The Complete Poems
4.28
it was amazing
Fearless bipolar feminist. Everyone should be one.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Bodies of Subversion: A Secret History of Women and Tattoo
4.01
it was amazing
A great analysis of women and taattooing.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Words Fail Me: What Everyone Who Writes Should Know about Writing
3.92
it was amazing
Everything you nee to know about grammar.
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Feb 07, 2010
 
Exploring Religion
3.25
it was amazing
By far the best textbook on religion out there.
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Jan 29, 2010
 
It's a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments
3.52
liked it
A little superficial, but an okay read.
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Jan 12, 2010
 
A Confederacy of Dunces
3.89
it was amazing
One of the best books of all time.
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Jan 12, 2010
 
Killer on the Road
3.62
really liked it
I'll save the surprise.
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Jan 12, 2010
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.97
it was amazing
One of the best by Sedaris.
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Jan 12, 2010
 
Stuart Little
3.88
it was amazing
A child's book of philosophy.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Sock Monkeys: 200 Out of 1,863
4.48
it was amazing
So I like sock monkeys.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
BITCHfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine
4.04
it was amazing
Every single essay is great.
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Jan 11, 2010
 
Dope
3.60
it was amazing
Fabulous hard-boiled mystery.
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Jan 16, 2010
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