Category Archives: ♥♥♥♥ – 4/5

Books that have received a 4/5 rating

A Room Of One’s Own

Author: Virginia Woolf Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1928 Pages: 112 I bought ‘A Room Of One’s Own’ for three reasons. Firstly, it was $10; who can say no to such prices? Secondly, Virginia Woolf possibly has one of the most … Continue reading

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Speak, Memory

Author: Vladimir Nabokov Publisher: Penguin Date Published: Originally published under the title ‘Conclusive Evidence’ in America and ‘Speak, Memory’ in England in 1951. This Penguin addition with additional ‘Chapter 16’ was published 2000. Pages: 272 An Autobiography Revisited ‘Speak, memory’ said Vladimir … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe In Atheists

Author: Chris Hedges Publisher: Free Press Date Published: 2008 Pages: 212 The battle between new atheists and the religious fundamentalists engages two bizarre subsets of American culture. One distorts the scientific theory of evolution, applying it to complex social, economic … Continue reading

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I, Robot

  Author: Isaac Asimov Publisher: Spectra Date Published: 1950 Pages: 224 Firstly, if you have watched the ‘I, Robot’ movie please forget about it when approaching the book. The two texts are not at all alike; except they both feature robots and a character … Continue reading

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The Velvet Hammer Burlesque

Author: Michelle Carr Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag Date Published: 2008 Pages: 144 ‘The Velvet Hammer Burlesque’ has put the ‘tease’ back into striptease. Based in Los Angeles, the world famous troupe kick started the current era of Neo-Burlesque, reviving the … Continue reading

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Presidential Material: Barack Obama & John McCain

  Barack Obama Author: Jeff Mariotte Penciller:  Tom Morgan John McCain Author: Andy Helfer Penciller:  Stephen Thompson Both Comics: Colourist: Len O’Grady Letters: Robbie Robbins Cover Art: J Scott Campbell Cover Colours: Edgar Delgado Editor: Scott Dunbier Publisher: IDW Publishing Date Published: … Continue reading

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honest conversation

Author: Lindsey Kay Publisher: Self published through Cafepress Dates Published: 2008 Pages: 110 A novel about homosexuality and the church Honest conversation begins when a gay couple attends a mainline protestant church in a close community. The pastoral team has to … Continue reading

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