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Bret Easton Ellis is an American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director. Ellis was first regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat Pack, which also included Tama Janowitz and Jay McInerney.
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Sous Chef
24 Hours on the Line
Michael Gibney - Apr 14, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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The back must slave to feed the belly. . . . In this urgent and unique book, chef Michael Gibney uses twenty-four hours to animate the intricate camaraderie and culinary choreography in an upscale New York restaurant kitchen. Here readers will find all the details, in rapid-fire succession, of what it takes to deliver an exceptional plate of food—t...
Bret Easton Ellis
Feb 11, 2014
Michael Gibney's you-are-there SOUS CHEF is one of the most informative, funny and transparent books about the restaurant biz ever written.      source
Stoner
John Williams - Jun 20, 2006 (first published in 1965)
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William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession of ...
Bret Easton Ellis
Jun 10, 2013
Best book I've read this year is a remarkable novel by John Williams called STONER. It isn't about drugs but it's about everything else...      source
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Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy - Sep 15, 2014 (first published in 1877)
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Tolstoy published Anna Karenina in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Fyodor Dostoyevsky declared it "flawless as a work of art." His opinion was shared by Vladimir Nabokov, who especially admired "the flawless magic of Tolstoy's style," and by William Faulkner, who described the novel as, "the best ever ...
Bret Easton Ellis
Nov 28, 2012
If you've never read a novel pick up "Anna Karenina" and you will have the most intensely jolting and cinematic experience ever. Great book.      source