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Sierra Hahn, Cameron Stewart
The Old Gringo
Carlos Fuentes, Margaret Sayers Peden
Domnei
Branch Cabell James Branch Cabell
White Apples
Jonathan Carroll
Tarzan of the Apes
Michael Meyer, Gore Vidal, Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Dead of Night: The Ghost Stories of Oliver Onions (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural)
Oliver Onions
Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time, #1)
Marcel Proust, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin, D.J. Enright
The Land of Laughs
Jonathan Carroll
Voyage Along the Horizon
Javier MarĂ­as, Kristina Cordero
Palm-of-the-Hand Stories
J. Martin Holman, Lane Dunlop, Yasunari Kawabata
When You Are Engulfed in Flames - David Sedaris this book was entertaining, and smart, and i enjoyed sedaris' perspective on life, and family, and art, and crap. it was my first foray into his world, and i laughed out loud at least twice. that being said, the writing itself doesn't floor me -- he's a good storyteller, and i would love to be sitting next to him at a party but stylistically, nothing's blowing me away. i don't know that his books are must-reads for me but i wouldn't run screaming from them either. and now i know the answer to the burning question in a meme that went around last year: sedaris or eggers? and i'm saying sedaris. :)