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The Art of Dreaming by Carlos Castaneda
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"The Art of Dreaming" is a rare and original revelation of states of awareness not usually accessible to the so-called ordinary life. It's not a metaphor, nor is it another tiresome exposition of the psychology of dreams. In fact its approach is enti ...more
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Real World by Natsuo Kirino
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This book is liberating. The author deftly balances depth with a sense if lightness and a shattering intensity. Real World's structure highlights a central theme: this is a story of a nexus of destruction wrought by an interconnected web of decisions ...more
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In the Miso Soup by Ryū Murakami
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This was a marvelous read. Initially, the prose seems flat due to the translation effect (I read the English edition.) Nevertheless, one quickly sees that the writing is refreshingly spare and precise; and it achieves its own kind of poetry by the en ...more
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Real World by Natsuo Kirino
"When I said that this book is intense, I might have understated a bit. Imagine, if you will, that you have stepped into the heads of four very different teenage girls and one, probably insane, teenage boy.

Kirino's Real World gives you a closer lo..." Read more of this review »
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Holding Company by Major Jackson
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The Russia House by John le Carré
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The Human Factor by Graham Greene
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Vertical Poetry by Roberto Juarroz
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"Verticle Poetry" contains fascinating and inspired work to which I return again and again.
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The Other Poems by Paul Legault
The Other Poems
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Witty, indeed.
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