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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
1. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

2. Maximum City:Bombay Lost and Found by Suketu Mehta


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
3.A Wolf at the Table by Augusten Burroughs

4.The Little Girl and the Cigarette by Benoit Duteurtre


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
5.2666 by Roberto Bolano.


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Samara Hey Mike,
How did you like 2666? I saw it on Amazon and was intrigued...


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments Samara wrote: "Hey Mike,
How did you like 2666? I saw it on Amazon and was intrigued..."


It was fantastic. I haven't felt so absorbed by a novel in years.


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 7. The Best American Magazine Articles of 2008


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 8. Final Salute by Jim Sheeler


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
9. An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us.


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
10. The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan


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Mary Todd (MaryTodd) | 924 comments Mary Todd is out of roses...so here's an orchid! congrats on your first ten!


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments Mary Todd wrote: "Mary Todd is out of roses...so here's an orchid! congrats on your first ten!"

Thanks. :)



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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
11. The Safety of Objects by A.M. Homes


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
12. The Pushcart Prize 2006


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13. War Trash by Ha Jin


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14.The Best American Poetry 2006


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
15. The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier


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Melanie | 487 comments Hi Just-
What did you think of The Brief History of the Dead?


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments I enjoyed it. It was a quick read, fast paced, very entertaining. I'd give it 3.5 out of 5 stars.


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments
17: Collected Poems by Donald Justice


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 18: Desire by Frank Bidart


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 19: Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 20: Star Dust by Frank Bidart


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 21: Like You'd Understand, Anyway by Jim Shepard


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 22:Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith


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Mike (JustWords) | 27 comments 23:Vice by Ai


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