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Title Author Rating
2018-09-12 No Logo Naomi Klein ★★★☆☆
2018-08-25 The Story of a New Name (The Neapolitan Novels, #2) Elena Ferrante ★★★★★
2018-08-14 Pachinko Min Jin Lee ★★★★★
2018-08-12 Hainish Novels & Stories, Vol. 1 Ursula K. Le Guin ★★★★★
2018-07-20 The Association of Small Bombs Karan Mahajan ★★★★☆
2018-07-16 The Days of Abandonment Elena Ferrante ★★★☆☆
2018-07-09 Norse Mythology Neil Gaiman ★★★★☆
2018-07-09 Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco ★★★★☆
2018-07-05 My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels, #1) Elena Ferrante ★★★★★
2018-06-07 The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin Corey Robin ★★★★★
2018-05-28 Optimism over Despair: On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change Noam Chomsky ★☆☆☆☆
2018-05-15 Olympos (Ilium, #2) Dan Simmons ★★☆☆☆
2018-05-05 Ilium (Ilium, #1) Dan Simmons ★★★★☆
2018-04-23 The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon ★★★★☆
2018-04-11 The Sellout Paul Beatty ★★★★☆
2018-04-06 Galápagos Kurt Vonnegut ★★★★★
2018-03-22 The Perfect Nanny Leïla Slimani ★★★★☆
2018-03-16 Against Everything: Essays Mark Greif ★★★☆☆
2018-03-06 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle Haruki Murakami ★★★★☆
2018-02-25 The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3) N.K. Jemisin ★★★★☆
2018-02-21 The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth, #2) N.K. Jemisin ★★★★☆
2018-02-20 Ramp Hollow: The Ordeal of Appalachia Steven Stoll ★★★★☆
2018-02-15 The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1) N.K. Jemisin ★★★★☆
2018-02-08 The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle #6) Ursula K. Le Guin ★★★★★
2018-02-05 Minority Report and Other Stories Philip K. Dick ★★★★☆
2018-02-01 Cancer Ward Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ★★★★☆