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Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates by Tom Robbins
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Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky
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Couldn't get past the first 60 pages. All characters petty and mean and base. Every one of them. Got wearying and depressing after a while. Glenn promises me the novel takes on greater depth and scope, so I'll go back and finish it some day, but I ne ...more
Desert Flower by Waris Dirie
" Me, I'm just waiting for Kaz Phillips to write a novel. Crayon, blood, whatever. I'll be first to click at amazon.com. "
I Am America by Stephen Colbert
" Just read your review, Nathan, and I sincerely have to ask you (all sarcasm aside): Do you really think Colbert is right-wing? Your original comment c ...more "
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A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
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A sensuous, evocative, mysterious, quiet book. Feels more like post-war France than the 60's, but just for that reason lovely. Explicit sexual scenes poetically and enigmatically depicted. Two, no three, lost souls. What's imagined, what's real, who' ...more
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On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
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McEwan is a master at taking those few seconds or minutes or hours and imbuing them with enough meaning to last a lifetime... or a novel. Brilliant and fascinating.
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The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
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Michael Chabon is one of the most brilliant writers alive today. I try to read him as slooooowly as possible. No fun getting through his novels quickly. Delightful, bright, funny, profound, original --- every sentence pure pleasure.
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Desert Flower by Waris Dirie
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May all be true. May be important to know this. May be brave to have written it. But the prose is so deadening and monotonous and boring that it's almost unreadable. I nodded off and had to keep on slapping myself to continue.

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Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
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