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If on a Winter's Night a Traveler
4.08
it was amazing
"YO DAWG, I HEARD YOU LIKE READING, SO I PUT A BOOK IN YO' BOOK, SO YOU CAN READ WHILE YO' READ."
not set
Aug 07, 2010
 
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
4.02
it was amazing
It is a bad habit of mine to review good books with hyperbole, where I describe a merely good book as a fearsome work of art or a divinely revealed lo ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Mar 06, 2014
 
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
3.76
really liked it
I will have such revenges on you both
That all the world shall—I will do such things—
What they are yet I know not, but they shall be
The terrors of the
...more
Jan 06, 2018
Jan 06, 2018
 
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
3.82
liked it

Source of the original image here.

No bingo this time.

I've had an awfully hard time trying to write a review for this one. When I try to write an hones
...more
Oct 27, 2014
Jul 04, 2014
 
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets
4.44
it was amazing
There's more wealth, but there's less strength; the binding idea doesn't exist anymore; everything has turned soft, everything is rotten, and people a ...more
May 27, 2016
Feb 09, 2016
 
Coming Out Straight: Understanding and Healing Homosexuality
1.74
did not like it
ADDENDUM (7/19/2013):

I feel strange after looking back on this, my most popular review. Writing a few angry words against some forgotten defender of d
...more
Oct 06, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
 
Taipei
3.29
it was ok
Tao Lin has become something of a minor literary celebrity for reasons which are entirely unknown to me. I had only previously read his first novel, E ...more
Jul 03, 2013
Jul 03, 2013
 
The Camp of the Saints
3.76
did not like it
Speaking as the son of a first-generation immigrant, I find it hilarious when there's panic about how simply the presence of a different-believing or ...more
May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014
 
2016 on Goodreads
4.25
Another year comes to a close.

2016 is probably going to be one of those years that stays around in history books, where the number symbolizes an era o
...more
not set
Dec 08, 2016
 
2015 on Goodreads
4.28
it was amazing
For this year, I will be holding my own personal set of awards, as none of the books I liked received any from the Goodreads community. If there are a ...more
not set
Dec 15, 2015
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