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The Sun Also Rises
3.82
really liked it
This book is damn good. Teenage thirty-somethings on a nightmare vacation tolerating each other's petty, high school grade emotional antics. I'd say ...more
Oct 05, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
 
The Plague
3.98
really liked it
I'm not sharp enough to describe this book in a way that does it justice, so I will submit a heap of generic praise.

It is beautiful but blunt,
...more
Mar 07, 2011
Nov 09, 2010
 
Sh*t My Dad Says
3.99
really liked it
Funny, feel-good, easy read.
Aug 04, 2011
Aug 03, 2011
 
Candide
3.77
liked it
I didn't think it was going to end that way!
Oct 29, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
 
Real Frank Zappa Book
4.13
liked it
This was an easy read, and Zappa is an interesting eccentric guy. It would be really cool to read a companion book written by his wife to get all the ...more
Jul 09, 2012
Jun 17, 2012
 
Trouble Is My Business
4.06
really liked it
My first read of Raymond Chandler. Hell yes!
Oct 18, 2010
Oct 07, 2010
 
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
4.06
liked it
Solid. The best part is the long final story about smoking/quitting.
Nov 05, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
 
The Bell Jar
4.00
really liked it
I'm joyfully employed and normal.

I liked this book about as much this time around as I did when I read it as a teenager. The part with all the blood
...more
Nov 15, 2010
Nov 08, 2010
 
On the Road
3.63
really liked it
This book was great. Don't read it if you're going to whine about the main characters being immoral/irresponsible/man children, that's not the point. ...more
May 17, 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
The Dead Sea Scrolls After Forty Years (Symposium at the Smithsonian Institution, Oct. 27, 1990)
3.40
it was ok
Why did I try to read this?

This is a transcription of a series of lectures on the Dead Sea Scrolls. It has no value as leisure reading unless you are
...more
Nov 17, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
4.16
liked it
Pretty entertaining and fast read. It gets pretty sad toward the last third of the book.
Jan 21, 2013
Dec 10, 2012
 
The New Kings of Nonfiction
3.98
really liked it
This book was great! Even my least favorite articles/essays/whatever were pretty enjoyable. Host and Fortune's Smile were a couple of highlight for ...more
Feb 09, 2011
Nov 09, 2010
 
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
4.22
liked it
My first Lovecraft read. Pretty good, though sometimes slow going and humorously formulaic.
Dec 27, 2010
Nov 09, 2010
 
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America
3.76
really liked it
It was great. Massachusetts and Florida were two of my favorites.
Jul 20, 2011
Oct 25, 2010
 
The Rolling Stones
3.86
it was ok
Seems a bit more geared toward children, but a good read nonetheless.
Jul 12, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
 
Hard Times
3.52
it was amazing
Good Dickens.
Jan 11, 2012
Aug 28, 2011
 
American Psycho
3.82
really liked it
None
Aug 30, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
 
Welcome to the Monkey House
4.15
really liked it
None
Jan 22, 2020
Sep 13, 2019
 
White Noise
3.87
liked it
None
Sep 24, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
The Importance of Being Earnest
4.17
liked it
None
not set
Jul 23, 2010
 
Holidays on Ice
3.92
liked it
None
Apr 12, 2011
Jan 06, 2011
 
The Virgin Suicides
3.84
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 23, 2010
 
Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!
3.87
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 23, 2010
 
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #4)
4.07
None
not set
Dec 08, 2010
 
Assassination Vacation
3.97
really liked it
None
Aug 28, 2011
Oct 25, 2010
 
Story of My Life
3.63
liked it
None
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 01, 2012
 
House of Leaves
4.10
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 23, 2010
 
House of Leaves
4.10
None
not set
Feb 28, 2019
 
The Sirens of Titan
4.16
it was amazing
None
not set
Jul 23, 2010
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.99
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 23, 2010
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