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Maze: Solve the World's Most Challenging Puzzle
4.12
There is a 100% chance that this book is better than "House of Leaves."
not set
Jan 20, 2011
 
Stories I Only Tell My Friends
3.78
liked it
First impressions:

I started reading this because I was buying the Keith Richards book and then I bought the Tina Fey book and I had heard that Lowe do
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Jun 09, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
 
The Wild Party
4.12
it was amazing
I learned of this book from an interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross on November 29, 1994 (wow, I love the internet). It was night and my family was ...more
Jan 2005
Aug 05, 2008
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.23
liked it
Like the first installation, the Daniel Craig movie will be much better than the Larsson book. This happened:

"... As to alcohol, he was only ever seri
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May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012
 
Vile Bodies
3.81
really liked it
This passage had the lyricism and insight of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry writing about airplanes, or Melville about fishing, or Proust about shrubbery:

Th
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Feb 21, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
 
Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
3.78
liked it
These guys are the Click & Clack of Philosophy. I thought this book would be lame but it turned out to be a nice little romp through the history o ...more
Jan 22, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
Notes From a Defeatist
3.35
really liked it
He's from Portland and U of O. Early stuff is not as good as later, but you can see the progression towards greatness.
Dec 05, 2010
Dec 01, 2010
 
The Little Sister (Philip Marlowe, #5)
4.02
really liked it
This book has a couple of flaws but it represents a turning point in the Philip Marlowe cannon. It is very self-referential and Chandler shows himself ...more
Mar 02, 2009
Feb 25, 2009
 
Master of Reality
4.10
liked it
I love John Darnielle's art. This is a very well-written novella, and I found myself almost wishing that it wasn't part of the 33 1/3 series so that i ...more
Dec 18, 2009
Dec 18, 2009
 
Night Flight
3.79
liked it


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