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Goodbye by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
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Very good manga. A bunch of short stories set in the gritty post war period. Sad little vignettes. Very human.
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The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
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I probably wouldn't have read this if it wasn't part of some communal book-club type situation. But I was in one of those situations so I read it. It was OK. It has some twists and turns etc. Its a mystery. Its decent at that. Though all the twists a ...more
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White Trash by Nancy Isenberg
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Other people have already written adequate reviews. The title explains what its about adequately. Nothing for me to write.
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Rig Veda Americanus by Daniel G. Brinton
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really dumb and bad title, but very good book. Aztec religious text primary source material with commentary. They certainly had a very violent culture and that is reflected here in a very cool way, but there are also several very beautiful poems to m ...more
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Silence by Shūsaku Endō
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Rather moving. Sad, depressing, engrossing as to what the potentials for Christianity are. What Christianity means to a Japanese person, or a person with a Japanese sensibility. More broadly, what does Christianity mean to someone who doesn't hear th ...more
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Sri Ganesha Purana by Akila Sivaraman
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eh. it was ok. Not the best translation, lots of grammatical mistakes and some spelling mistakes. And if this really is how the Purana reads, its just not all that interesting. Its just a bunch of stories which follow the template: Bad shit happens, ...more
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Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki
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Pretty brutal. It must have really sucked, being stuck on a malaria infested New Guinean island at the end of the war, while your family back home is being bombed, and you are being ordered on a suicide charge. Total nightmare. The author is clearly ...more
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Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki
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Pretty brutal. It must have really sucked, being stuck on a malaria infested New Guinean island at the end of the war, while your family back home is being bombed, and you are being ordered on a suicide charge. Total nightmare. The author is clearly ...more
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Hereditary by Ari Aster
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The screenplay was a bit different from the movie. Its so utterly disturbing and fascinating that I got obsessed enough with it to read the screenplay. I don't want to discuss it though.
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