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The Dispossessed
4.19
really liked it
Oh, Ursula. No longer will I love you in a vaguely ashamed manner, skulking through chesty-women-blow-shit-up-also-monster! book covers in the sci-fi/ ...more
not set
Nov 29, 2007
 
Naked Lunch
3.46
did not like it
So, basically, the meaningless drivel of the very first circuit boi? Seriously? Maybe I would have liked it better if I weren't already sick to death ...more
not set
Nov 29, 2007
 
A Confederacy of Dunces
3.89
did not like it
What a colossal waste of my life. Nothing happens. Literally. That's what's wrong with this book. It's a freshman-level fiction workshop gone horribly ...more
not set
Nov 26, 2007
 
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
3.94
it was ok
The most interesting part of this book was the introduction. Sad, but true.

Four stars for presentation. The prose is nearly invisible, which I suppose
...more
Dec 2007
Dec 28, 2007
 
Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings
3.29
did not like it
We hates it. We haaaates it.

Some bloke named Jeffrey gave this monument of shite four friggin stars. Look for us to oil wrestle soon on cable.

Why can'
...more
Jul 2008
Jul 07, 2008
 
Out from Boneville (Bone, #1)
4.16
did not like it
People I love think this is a friggin masterpiece, and I love them less for it now.

I picked up the first volume of Bone because I'd heard it had such
...more
Dec 2007
Dec 08, 2007
 
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Persepolis, #1)
4.23
liked it
It was a decently told story, with small shining moments. I don't feel it was worth all the hype, though, and I wonder if it would have been such a su ...more
Feb 2008
Feb 02, 2008
 
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
4.38
it was ok
Why does British humor rely so much on the use of indifference? Just something I've noticed.

So the Earth is destroyed. In an indifferent manner, which
...more
Dec 2007
Dec 28, 2007
 
A Thousand Acres
3.79
liked it
This book won a Pulitzer back in that day, and that pisses me off. Although, really, I should know better by now. I'm always burned by the Pulitzers.

B
...more
Jun 2008
Feb 24, 2008
 
The New Bottoming Book
3.96
really liked it
If you want a how-to book, this isn't it. If you want a why-for book, this is your baby. I wish I would have found this book years ago. For people who ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 13, 2007
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