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Swann's Way
Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis
Snow Country
Yasunari Kawabata, Edward G. Seidensticker
Proust's Way: A Field Guide to In Search of Lost Time
Roger Shattuck
The Mind At Night: The New Science Of How And Why We Dream
Andrea Rock
The Magic Mountain
Thomas Mann, John E. Woods
Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language (Advances in Semiotics)
Umberto Eco
Persona: A Biography of Yukio Mishima
Naoki Inose, Hiroaki Sato
The Inquisition of Climate Science
James L Powell
State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
The Worldwatch Institute
Media Studies: Texts, Institutions and Audiences
Lisa Taylor;Andrew Willis
Twilight - Stephenie Meyer, Stephenie Meyer Bella is so boring and insipid. *yawn* Such a dork.

Always tripping over her own feet and staring dreamily at Edward with big, calf-like eyes.

Even her name and surname sound like clichés.

After the advent of 50 Shades of Grey, I'm starting to wonder if I shouldn't up this to 3 stars, in spite of the issues the feminist in me has with this, since 50 Shades is about a million times worse - not to mention that at least SM's prose isn't as bad as that of EL James or even of Suzanne Collins.