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Johanna Lindsey
Outliers: The Story of Success By Malcolm Gladwell
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John M. Gottman, Nan Silver
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The Mill on the Floss
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reviewed: Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (Oxford World's Classics)
I could not finish this book. I simply despised the main character.
Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert, Margaret Mauldon, Malcolm Bowie, Mark Overstall
reviewed: Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Booooorrrrriiiiiinnng.
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books - Azar Nafisi
reviewed: The Satanic Verses: A Novel
I usually like magical realism! And this book had all this political drama behind it! Nonetheless, I couldn;t get into it. ...
The Satanic Verses - Salman Rushdie
reviewed: The House of Mirth (Dover Thrift Editions)
An abandoned read. Why must the woman always be the victim? Couldn't stand it; Couldn't finish it.
The House of Mirth (Dover Thrift Editions) - Edith Wharton
reviewed: As a Driven Leaf
Hated it!
As a Driven Leaf - Milton Steinberg, Chaim Potok
reviewed: The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups
I read more than half of this book which pretty much counts as reading the whole thing...A little (a lot) repetitive.
The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups - Ron Rosenbaum
reviewed: Walden
Yaawwwwn
Walden - Henry David Thoreau
reviewed: Bath Tangle
Yaaaawwwwwwnnnnnnn. Irritating, prancing characters. Insipid dialogue.
Bath Tangle - Georgette Heyer
reviewed: The Book of the Courtier (Dover Value Editions)
I had to read this for a graduate class. Some of it was interesting, but the Renaissance style of rhetoric is just so drawn ...
The Book of the Courtier - Baldassare Castiglione, Leonard Eckstein Opdycke
reviewed: The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life
A little bit too kool-aid/landmarky for me.
The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life - Rosamund Stone Zander, Benjamin Zander
reviewed: Introducing Lacan: A Graphic Guide
This book literally got me through grad school. After days and days of reading sentences of Lacan over and over in the hopes...
Introducing Lacan: A Graphic Guide - Darian Leader, Judy Groves
reviewed: Orlando: A Biography
A brilliant, entertaining, disturbing text. One of my favorite examples of magical realism.
Orlando - Virginia Woolf
reviewed: Introducing Derrida
Derrida may be brilliant, however, his writing is incomprehensible. This book helped me understand what the hell he was talk...
Introducing Derrida (Introducing) - Jeff Collins, Bill Mayblin, Richard Appignanesi, Howard Selina
reviewed: Pale Fire (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
I vow to get back to this book and complete it!
Pale Fire - Vladimir Nabokov, Richard M. Rorty
reviewed: The Warlord Wants Forever (The Immortals After Dark)
I really liked the concept behind the Immortals After Dark series, particularly since I'm looking for some good paranormals a...
The Warlord Wants Forever (Immortals After Dark #1) - Kresley Cole, Simone Fomhar, Hagan Verret