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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
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Great history of Genghis Khan, his equally famous grandson, Kublai Khan, and how they shaped the modern world (paper currency, free-trade, freedom of religion, etc..)
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Super-Cannes by J.G. Ballard
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When you work 14+ hours a day at a white-collar job, vacations on the beach, homosexual love affairs with your neighbor, and even sadomasochism excrement sex play are not enough to unwind after a hard day at the office. Instead, this book prescribes ...more
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My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk
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I very much enjoyed the style of the writing of this book. Although, narrated from the first person, who or what the narrated was changed from chapter to chapter. This narrative style tied in very cleverly to one of the themes of the novel, that arti ...more
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Snow by Orhan Pamuk
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
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Excellent read. Nabokov has an amazing way with words. Several times I would stop and reread a sentence multiple times because it was so amazing.
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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
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Quick, easy read. Cute book about two boys who find a cache of banned books and read them to the cutest girl on Phoenix Mountain.
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How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
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Marriage is tough. It's not all romance and butterflies. It takes a lot of real work to make it work.
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