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Old 06-04-2011, 01:40 PM   #1666
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My favorite Roth is American Pastoral. One of my favorite books of all-time.
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Old 06-04-2011, 08:13 PM   #1667
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craig ferguson-american on purpose.

i really hate biographies, and especially autobiographies, but i love craig ferguson and this is a really easy book to read if you like the guy. he uses too many adverbs at times, but he's still amusing and one of the funniest and most interesting people in showbiz.
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Old 06-04-2011, 11:00 PM   #1668
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Old 06-06-2011, 02:33 PM   #1669
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[bizarro fiction]

Suicide Girls in the Afterlife by Gina Ranalli - 8/10




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Old 06-06-2011, 04:14 PM   #1670
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My third time reading it. Very unique play and actually very funny because of the absurd nature of it. It epitmozes to me the underlying absurdity to our lives. Its very interesting to approach it from different angles.
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Old 06-09-2011, 03:11 AM   #1671
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So far, it's great. Can't wait to get deeper into it.
Just finished this. Wow. I've read tons and tons of books in my life, and I can honestly say this may be the best book I've ever read. It provoked more emotion out of me than any other book I've read. What an incredible story, but what an incredibly sad one.

Now about to start:

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Old 06-09-2011, 03:55 AM   #1672
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You finish this yet? I've really slowed down on reading in the last couple of months, gonna start with David Copperfield now. Only read excerpts of it before, lot of people consider this his greatest novel (though in academic circles they favor Bleak House).

This ISH bookclub still active brahs?
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Old 06-09-2011, 04:15 AM   #1673
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This ISH bookclub still active brahs?
not much activity.. but its there..
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:08 PM   #1674
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He was a very good writer, he mixed in humor, frankness, and romanticism to make for an incredible read. I was glad to see how much the movie stayed true to his journey except for a couple of parts which were altered for the movies purpose.
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:13 PM   #1675
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Started on some of Poe's short stories I'm not familiar with or have only read once or twice. I've never read this one before, started it very late and I was falling asleep. I'll have to start over because I didn't retain it at all.
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:46 AM   #1676
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Had to wait 6 weeks for this to be delivered, it finally got here yesterday :


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Old 06-15-2011, 09:57 AM   #1677
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nice, i like Pluto.

i'm heading the the bookstore today to find something to read, probably getting a Murakami book and then something else
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Old 06-15-2011, 10:04 AM   #1678
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nice, i like Pluto.

i'm heading the the bookstore today to find something to read, probably getting a Murakami book and then something else

Yup, RBA recommended me that his 'Loose Balls' book is an absolute must read aswell. Will do that after I finish this one.
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Old 06-15-2011, 10:18 AM   #1679
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Yup, RBA recommended me that his 'Loose Balls' book is an absolute must read aswell. Will do that after I finish this one.

It's not about Cleveland, but this one is pretty damn funny:

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Old 06-15-2011, 10:21 AM   #1680
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Yup, RBA recommended me that his 'Loose Balls' book is an absolute must read aswell. Will do that after I finish this one.
you need to, fantastic book about the ABA
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