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The Viewpoints Book: A Practical Guide to Viewpoints and Composition
Tina Landau, Anne Bogart
Herejes
Leonardo Padura Fuentes
Le dit du Heichû - roman médiéval
René Sieffert, Anonymous
A Kayak Full of Ghosts: Eskimo Tales
Lawrence Millman
Mogens and Other Stories
Jens Peter Jacobsen, O.F. Theis
Vidas Perdidas
Nelson Algren
Herland
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Ann J. Lane
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 5
Edgar Allan Poe
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Vol 1
Edgar Allan Poe

On Beauty

On Beauty - Zadie Smith an ok read but didn't sweep me off my feet. strange that it was short-listed for the booker prize. I think I enjoyed the last part more, the race issues were interesting, especially for a mixed blood like me. Though I consider myself european, I was raised by an african mother, and then sometimes there are these people that try very gently to teach me how to cross a street, because I have just fallen from the tree.
And the end was a bit of an anti climax.
I will put the book on bookmooch but let me know if you are interested.