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The Velvet Underground: New York Art
4.34
it was amazing
As a long time Velvet Underground fan, I am thrilled to have this book in my hands. A beautifully illustrated coffee table size book that covers the h ...more
Sep 07, 2016
Sep 07, 2016
 
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
3.80
it was amazing
I love David Sedaris and love this new book. Laugh out loud good! Witty, entertaining and moving, every story takes you into the wonderful, weird and ...more
Jun 04, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
 
A Good Man
3.92
it was amazing
The early 1870’s were a tumultuous time in the US and Canada; Custer and his forces are finished off. Sitting Bull has fled to Canada to escape the lo ...more
Mar 30, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
Half Empty
3.79
it was amazing
A deeply funny and riveting book as is everything that I have read of this incredibly smart and articulate author. He is witty and intelligent and I l ...more
Feb 20, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish
3.92
it was amazing
This is a phenomenally well written, fascinating, passionate book, one of the most rare and unique I've ever read, and I loved every minute of it. Wri ...more
Feb 24, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
Who I Am
3.68
it was amazing
Finally the true story from Pete's own hand. Brutally honest and hard hitting. This genius man finally lets us in on his loves and passions. An admitt ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Jan 07, 2013
 
Missing Like Teeth: An Oral History of Winnipeg Underground Rock 1990-2001
3.62
it was amazing
The underground rock scene in Winnipeg from 1990 to 2001 was vibrant and full of life. This one decade had an unnatural amount of music that was so go ...more
Dec 28, 2016
Jan 19, 2017
 
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
3.71
it was amazing
Hilariously funny, with real meaningful content. As a Canadian who has had friends who moved to the states and become citizens, I loved his story abou ...more
Jan 03, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
 
Fifteen Dogs
3.79
it was amazing
As a dog lover and a human watcher, I found this book compelling and spellbinding. It is a window into dogs lives and the human condition. It is very ...more
Jun 30, 2016
Jul 13, 2016
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.97
it was amazing
I just finished reading this book for at least the 3rd time. The first time I read it I made the mistake of taking it on an airplane and was laughing ...more
Sep 30, 2012
Oct 03, 2012
 
Fraud: Essays
3.83
it was amazing
What a collection of thought provoking and hilarious essays. David Rakoff is witty and full of humour directed at himself. Thoroughly engaging and int ...more
Dec 21, 2013
Jan 05, 2014
 
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
4.08
it was amazing
I love re-reading this book and laughing out loud. His family is all here and fully exposed and Rooster is fully developed and so bizarre. Hilarious! ...more
Oct 07, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
 
Naked
4.08
it was amazing
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Oct 25, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
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