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Salman Rushdie Creates an Engrossing East-Meets-West Novelnew

The bridge between these two worlds is the enchantress of the book's title, an Indian princess so beautiful and beguiling, Rushdie keeps her from the reader for more than half of the book--as if we, too, could not bear the full power of her charms.
Weekly Alibi  |  John Freeman  |  07-22-2008  |  Fiction

Blogger Christian Lander on White Peoplenew

The Definitive Guide to Stuff White People Like: The Unique Taste of Millions is 150 blog posts -- uh, make that chapters -- with titles like "Michel Gondry," "Modern Furniture," and "Knowing What's Best for Poor People." Although the book does recycle some of the website's original content, it's still snarkily funny and well, true.
The Portland Mercury  |  Kiala Kazebee  |  07-03-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Unlocking Levelsnew

"This book is kind of a gamble -- it's flat-out irony; there's no respite."
The Georgia Straight  |  John Burns  |  05-15-2006  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Fandom -- Ultimately, It's All About Younew

Several books demonstrate, not always intentionally, that celebrity is ultimately all about us and how we use stars as models and mirrors.
East Bay Express  |  Anneli Rufus  |  05-10-2005  |  Nonfiction

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