Books I read in 2007

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McSweeney's Issue 21 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern)
1.  McSweeney's Issue 21 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) by Dave Eggers
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  "Who doesn't love McSweeney's? #21 is a fantastic collection as always."
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The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris
2.  The Beautiful Fall: Lagerfeld, Saint Laurent, and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris by Alicia Drake
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  "If this doesn't make you want to move to Paris immediately, there is something wrong with you. A meticulously researched and honest-even-when-it's-unflattering history of the close and competitive fashion world of the 1970s as dictated by YSL and Karl."
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Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, The Torments of Low Thread Count, The Never- Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems
3.  Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indignities of Coach Class, The Torments of Low Thread Count, The Never- Ending Quest for Artisanal Olive Oil, and Other First World Problems by David Rakoff
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  "A collection of essays by writer David Rakoff about the selfish and spoiled nature of the middle and upper classes."
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What Makes Sammy Run?
4.  What Makes Sammy Run? by Budd Schulberg
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  "A surprisingly still-relevant novel about one soulless Hollywood player's rise from paperboy to powerbroker."
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Bohemian Manifesto: A Field Guide to Living on the Edge
5.  Bohemian Manifesto: A Field Guide to Living on the Edge by Laren Stover
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  "An entertaining guide to spotting, entertaining and possibly becoming one of many types of bohemian--from beatnik to gypsy."
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The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
6.  The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
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  "An intriguing book that will inspire you to put it down and actually create something."
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The Best American Short Stories 2006 (The Best American Series)
7.  The Best American Short Stories 2006 (The Best American Series) by Ann Patchett
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  "I love these collections."
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Driving with Dead People: A Memoir
8.  Driving with Dead People: A Memoir by Monica Holloway
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  "A disturbing memoir about a lonely childhood and secrets that come to light decades later."
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The White Album
9.  The White Album by Joan Didion
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  "Joan Didion, the master."
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The Road
10.  The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "A spare, stunning novel about the meaning of love in a world obliterated by nuclear war."
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Vintage Didion
11.  Vintage Didion by Joan Didion
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  "A collection of essays on Regan, Cuba, and the Central Park Jogger. Once again, Joan Didion's insight and wit make her essays mindblowingly perfect."
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Into the Wild
12.  Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
The list author says:
  "Heartbreaking non-fiction novel about one young man's descent into the wild and death. Movie version coming soon."
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Mergers & Acquisitions
13.  Mergers & Acquisitions by Dana Vachon
The list author says:
  "Fantastic writing--if "Bright Lights, Big City" had a sense of humor."
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The Tourists: A Novel
14.  The Tourists: A Novel by Jeff Hobbs
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  "Skilled storytelling from a Bret Easton Ellis mentee. Compelling and believable, even when the plot becomes outlandish."
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Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
15.  Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity by David Lynch
The list author says:
  "David Lynch writes about the way he thinks and tapping into your really good, buried ideas."
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What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng
16.  What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng by Dave Eggers
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  "An excellent book about a Sudanese child soldier referee and his struggle to find a place in the world."
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The Keep
17.  The Keep by Jennifer Egan
The list author says:
  "A ghost story that didn't quite pay off for me."
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The Almost Moon: A Novel
18.  The Almost Moon: A Novel by Alice Sebold
The list author says:
  "Sebold (The Lovely Bones) delivers a story about a confused, middle-aged woman who gives you no compelling reasons to like her or want to read about her."
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What the Dead Know: A Novel
19.  What the Dead Know: A Novel by Laura Lippman
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  "A creepy detective mystery. Good for reading on the beach, I would guess."
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From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice
20.  From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice by Jodi Halpern
The list author says:
  "Why doctors have been taught not to be emotional...and why they should remember how to."
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Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster
21.  Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster by Dana Thomas
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  "A fabulously researched and well-written book about the history of luxury brands."
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Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories
22.  Brief Encounters with Che Guevara: Stories by Ben Fountain
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  "Strange little stories."
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But Enough About Me: How a Small-Town Girl Went from Shag Carpet to the Red Carpet
23.  But Enough About Me: How a Small-Town Girl Went from Shag Carpet to the Red Carpet by Jancee Dunn
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  "The memoir of an incredibly normal girl who happens to love music and ends up working at Rolling Stone. Great anecdotes about interviewing a drug-starved scott weiland post-rehab, madonna while pregnant, and barry white."
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