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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and Other Poems by T.S. Eliot
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Question: Why oh why do they make children read Prufrock in school? How can a kid, having run in from recess with pink perfect cheeks and years to go before hairs start sprouting out of weird places, have any idea what T.S. Eliot is talking about? Ho ...more
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She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
She's Come Undone
by Wally Lamb (Goodreads Author)
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This is a novel written in the first person, from the point of view of a 12-year old girl (at the start of the book, anyway). I'm pretty sure Wally Lamb isn't a 12-year-old girl, and part of the enjoyment of reading She's Come Undone is how astonishi ...more
King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov
" As Nabokov would no doubt say: True dat. KQK is one of the best books I've ever read too. For those of you who don't have the pleasure of knowing Corr ...more "
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While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
recommended for: Everyone
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I can't say anything fascinating about Pride and Prejudice that hasn't already been said a thousand times. It is one of the best books I've ever read, if not the best. It is like a textbook on how to pace a story, which is a hard thing to do, for me ...more
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The Log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck
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This is kind of a cheat, because it's not the main book that I love, it's the preface Steinbeck added to it after Ed Ricketts died, called About Ed Ricketts. Ed Ricketts was the founder of the Pacific Biology Labs, in Monterey, and the character of D ...more
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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita
by Vladimir Nabokov
recommended for: Everyone
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How can I possibly review Lolita? Nabokov was a ridiculous genius. English wasn't even his second or third language, I don't think. But he wrote better in English than most native speaking authors.

The first paragraph is a perfect example: "Lolita -
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