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War and Peace
4.11
really liked it
So, I know you've all been on edge these past two months, and since I should be studying for the social work licensing exam tonight, it seems like the ...more
Nov 20, 2008
Sep 30, 2008
 
The Savage Detectives
4.10
it was amazing
I'll bet a lot of us walk around with some real concrete ideas about just who it is we could possibly fall in love with. Maybe the specifics of our id ...more
Jun 20, 2008
Apr 18, 2008
 
Carrie
3.93
liked it
I want to start a shelf of "books-that-traumatized-me-as-a-child-with-stories-of-girls-who-just-could-not-stop-gushing-blood-Down-There," but I can't ...more
not set
Nov 16, 2007
 
The Line of Beauty
3.70
it was amazing
I started this last night, heading home after one of the most dreadful evenings in recent memory.

So lately my life does seem like a pot of thick, scal
...more
not set
May 11, 2008
 
Less Than Zero
3.59
really liked it
This book seems boring and shallow, and reading it gives me an anesthetized, hollow, detached feeling that I would not describe as entirely pleasant.

A
...more
Apr 25, 2008
Apr 07, 2008
 
Freedom
3.73
liked it
Okay, so earlier this summer I was waiting to see The National play Prospect Park ("Of course you were, Jessica...." -- but bear with me, that's my po ...more
Sep 16, 2010
Sep 11, 2010
 
In Search of Lost Time  (À la recherche du temps perdu #1-7)
4.35
it was amazing
I took today off work because I need to put everything I own into boxes so I can move tomorrow, but obviously I can't begin doing that until I get som ...more
not set
Jul 31, 2009
 
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
4.38
really liked it
Lawrence Wright is one of those guys who could easily put novelists out of business, and this book made me question why I read fiction at all. The loc ...more
Feb 06, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
The Slaves of Solitude
4.09
it was amazing
Anyone who actually listens to my opinions and bases their library picks on my star ratings (hi, mom!) deserves to know what the unusual fifth star re ...more
Dec 26, 2008
Nov 06, 2007
 
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
4.07
really liked it
WELL. How I wish I'd had the foresight, at a much younger and more capable age, to consult some kind of career counselor! If only, if ONLY someone bac ...more
Dec 02, 2008
Jan 25, 2008
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