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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories
China Miéville
Operation Greylord: The True Story of an Untrained Undercover Agent and America's Biggest Corruption Bust
Terrence Hake, Wayne Klatt
Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
Aaron Franklin, Jordan Mackay
My System: 21st Century Edition
Aron Nimzowitsch
The Wheeling Year: A Poet's Field Book
Ted Kooser
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
Francis Fukuyama
My Struggle: Book 2: A Man in Love
Karl Ove Knausgård, Don Bartlett
James Madison
Ralph Louis Ketcham
The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805
Richard Zacks

Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession

Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession - Julie Powell I enjoyed Julie and Julia. I enjoyed her blog during the time, up to the movie making a big splash. I enjoyed the movie. I was looking forward to this book, which to be honest, I couldn't even finish. This book was easily the most self-indulgent stuff I've read in a while. Self-obsessed, self-pitying, poor little her. Someplace in-between self-indulgent uncomfortable wet dreams over a emotionally unavailable man with a weak chin, she does some butchering. Not enough for my tastes. Perhaps the gristle she should have cut was the trite crap about scarves and sex with strangers.