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Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties
4.07
it was amazing
Anything you've ever wanted to know about art in new york in the 60's and 70's. So much in here. I'm still not finished.
not set
Dec 02, 2007
 
Little Brother (Little Brother, #1)
3.93
really liked it
Cory Doctorow's book does what countless movies have tried and failed to do, create a relevant, extensively researched, informative, story about hacke ...more
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 03, 2012
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.97
it was amazing
Thrilling.

I read this in every nook and cranny I could find between home and work.

I read it on the subway and walking to the subway.

It's so compellin
...more
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 03, 2012
 
The Best American Comics 2008
3.87
It's amazing. The intro by Lynda Barry is awesome. Totally sweet and a different take on what an intro to a comic collection needs to do.
not set
Dec 29, 2008
 
Hidden Life of Girls
3.43
really liked it
I'm not sure if this book would be all that impressive to the average anthropologist, but the material itself is pretty amazing. Goodwin has taped sev ...more
Nov 2007
Dec 23, 2007
 
No One Belongs Here More Than You
3.82
it was amazing
This is such an intense and strange read. I loved it. Of course it left me feeling strangely... not sad but a little wooozed out, as much of Miranda J ...more
not set
Dec 02, 2007
 
The Gum Thief
3.51
really liked it
I really liked this book, although it could be that I just miss Coupland and it was nice to read him again. There's some lovely bitter stuff about the ...more
Jan 2008
Jan 15, 2008
 
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
3.74
liked it
I wanted to like this book way more than I did. I'm not sure what it was about it that bothered me. Possibly, although I loved Klosterman's take on to ...more
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Apr 19, 2008
 
Strange Harvest: Organ Transplants, Denatured Bodies, and the Transformed Self
3.79
really liked it
I'm not really someone who's all that interested in things medical, but this book is totally food for thought for those who are. And if you have any i ...more
not set
Dec 02, 2007
 
King Dork (King Dork, #1)
3.56
really liked it
I found this book kind of randomly on a shelf and chose it largely for the title, but the story turned out to be pretty captivating. Definitely a good ...more
Apr 2008
Apr 19, 2008
 
Fraud: Essays
3.85
really liked it
I really enjoyed this book, which came on the tail end of my This American Life obsession. Rakoff doesn't give you the stories that you get from someo ...more
not set
May 21, 2008
 
Water Baby
3.26
really liked it
I dug this book. It's an interesting derivation from some of the other Minx books. Kind of more meandering plot line with cool dream sequences. I love ...more
not set
Jun 11, 2008
 
Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, The Torments of Low Thread Count, The Never-Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
3.72
really liked it
I loved this book but oddly enough would have to suggest the audio version. Somehow HEARING Rakoff adds an extra edge to his work.
not set
May 21, 2008
 
Shelter Blues: Sanity and Selfhood Among the Homeless
3.86
liked it
Looking at people in a homeless shelter for the mentally ill. Pretty crazy stuff. Some interesting insights on routine and time.
not set
Dec 02, 2007
 
The New Kings of Non-Fiction
3.98
it was amazing
Definitely one of my favorite collections of non-fiction. Super cool for all fans of Ira Glass and This American Life.
Mar 2008
Apr 19, 2008
 
Don't Forget to Write: 54 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons for Students 6-18
4.31
it was amazing
Amazing exercises. Even if you're not teaching a class of Catholic students.
not set
Dec 23, 2007
 
When You Are Engulfed in Flames
4.06
really liked it
Sedaris = very familiar at this point. But he terminally kicks ass.
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 29, 2008
 
Chiggers
3.42
really liked it
Awesome fiction and illustration.
not set
Apr 19, 2008
 
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas
3.85
really liked it
Britney Spears is my favorite interview so far.
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 29, 2008
 
Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children
4.05
it was amazing
Best creepy funny illustrated book ever.
Jan 2002
Dec 23, 2007
 
The Penguin Anthology Of Canadian Humour
3.76
it was amazing
Very funny.
not set
Dec 23, 2007
 
Dishwasher: One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States
3.58
really liked it
None
not set
Dec 23, 2007
 
In an Antique Land
3.83
liked it
None
not set
Dec 23, 2007
 
Girlfriend in a Coma
3.61
liked it
None
not set
Nov 28, 2007
 
Flaming Iguanas: An Illustrated All-Girl Road Novel Thing
3.91
really liked it
None
not set
Dec 23, 2007
 
All Families are Psychotic
3.67
really liked it
None
not set
Nov 28, 2007
 
Ghost World
3.83
really liked it
None
not set
Dec 23, 2007
 
The Partly Cloudy Patriot
3.88
really liked it
None
not set
May 21, 2008
 
Jar of Fools
3.81
really liked it
None
not set
Dec 29, 2008
 
Wet Moon, Volume 2: Unseen Feet
3.96
really liked it
None
not set
Nov 28, 2007
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