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Min kamp 2 by Karl Ove Knausgård
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It's hard to describe Knausgard's books to someone who hasn't yet read them. They're partly memoir but more free-floating than most books in that genre. Some parts of the book Knausbard maintains are fictionalized. He doesn't want to give away the se ...more
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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I wanted to like this book so much. I was a big fan of the first two books in Atkinson's Jackson Brodie series. I was hoping this was a return to form, and according to almost everyone else who has read this book, it was. But for me the book was meh. ...more
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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
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This book was very David Simonesque.
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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As long as this book is (and it is very long), I didn't want it to end. I grew to love the characters in a way that I haven't experienced with a book for a long time. Tartt has written a beautiful novel about choices, fate, and the beauty of living a ...more
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Min kamp 1 by Karl Ove Knausgård
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This Norwegian book - translated as My Struggle in English - was a wonderful and surprising find. Part autobiographical, the novel is the first in a six part series about the protagonist's, also named Karl Ove Knausgard, exploration of the minutiae o ...more
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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
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I've suddenly found myself reading Stephen King again after a twenty year hiatus. I keep hoping to find that book that I'll enjoy as much as I did reading The Shining, It, or Pet Semetary when I was 14 years old. Unfortunately, that experience might ...more
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A Short Stay in Hell by Steven L. Peck
A Short Stay in Hell
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A fun novella about a Mormon man who wakes up to find himself being escorted to hell by an unexpectedly pleasant demon in a bemused group of recently departed folks. I don't want to reveal too much because part of what makes this book so enjoyable ar ...more
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The System by Jeff Benedict
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Benedict and Keteyian combine vivid storytelling and on-the-ground reporting in this captivating analysis of the current state of college football. The "system" refers both to the way individual college football programs are creating a system of recr ...more
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O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
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I love a good tragedy. Couple it with a melancholy and tender account of love on the plains and I'm hooked.
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