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Robert Odenkirk

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Robert John Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer. He is best known for his role as unethical lawyer Saul Goodman on the AMC crime drama series Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul, for which he received four nominations for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
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Nowhere Girl
A Memoir of a Fugitive Childhood
Cheryl Diamond - Jun 15, 2021
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The incredible true story of a family built on lies.  What if the people you love most are not who you thought they were? What if you don’t know who you are, either? Cheryl Diamond’s memoir begins when she is four and her family is in Kashmir, India, hurtling down the Himalayas in their battered station wagon headed for the Golden Temple, the holie...
Robert Odenkirk
Sep 24, 2021
This book is so amazing sad funny crazy heartbreaking shocking smart…I cannot recommend it highly enough      source
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist
Adrian Tomine - Jul 21, 2020
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A COMEDIC MEMOIR ABOUT FANDOM, FAME, AND OTHER EMBARRASSMENTS FROM THE LIFE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING CARTOONISTWhat happens when a childhood hobby turns into a lifelong career? The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine's funniest and most revealing foray into autobiography, offers an array of unexpected answers. When a ...
Robert Odenkirk
Nov 19, 2020
Adrian Tomine's latest book. Great, personal, funny, sad...all the good stuff. All about perspective. Check it!      source
The Last Great Road Bum
A Novel
Héctor Tobar - Aug 25, 2020
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In The Last Great Road Bum, Héctor Tobar turns the peripatetic true story of a naive son of Urbana, Illinois, who died fighting with guerrillas in El Salvador into the great American novel for our times.Joe Sanderson died in pursuit of a life worth writing about. He was, in his words, a "road bum," an adventurer and a storyteller, belonging to no ...
Robert Odenkirk
Oct 11, 2020
What a great book to escape this constricted pandemic lifestyle- clever, sympathetic, human, funny. Wonderful      source
Say Nothing
A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Patrick Radden Keefe - Feb 25, 2020 (first published in 2018)
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From award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussionsIn December 1972, Jean McConville, a thirty-eight-year-old mother of ten, was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders, her children clinging to her legs. They never...
Robert Odenkirk
Dec 15, 2019
My second 2019 BOOK RECOMMENDATION SAY NOTHING by Patrick Radden Keefe via @goodreads      source
Cherry
Nico Walker - Jun 25, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank robberies, and heroin.From its very first pages, Nico Walker's poignant, unflinching fiction debut hooks you in with its vivid portrayal of two people adrift in the world but anchored to each other. The woman who captures our narrator's heart is the unforgettable...
Robert Odenkirk
Jan 26, 2019
MY FAVE NEW BAND: Beach bunny - Check 'em out. ALSO I want to recommend the book CHERRY by NICO WALKER. Brutal, funny, sad, unrelenting greatness. That is all.      source
Pour Me
A A Gill - Nov 17, 2016 (first published in 2014)
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A. A. Gill's memoir begins in the dark of a dormitory with six strangers. He is an alcoholic, dying in the last-chance saloon - driven to dry out, not out of a desire to change but mainly through weariness. He tells the truth - as far as he can remember it - about drinking and about what it is like to be drunk. Pour Me is about the black-outs, the ...
Robert Odenkirk
Oct 02, 2016
Do you like great writing? I do. This book is highly recommended by me to you      source
Trouble Boys
The True Story of the Replacements
Bob Mehr - Jun 06, 2017 (first published in 2016)
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THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER THE RELEASE OF THEIR DEBUT ALBUM, COMES THE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY OF ONE OF THE LAST GREAT ROCK ‘N’ ROLL BANDS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE REPLACEMENTS. WRITTEN WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF THE GROUP’S KEY MEMBERS, INCLUDING RECLUSIVE SINGER-SONGWRITER PAUL WESTERBERG, BASSIST TOMMY STINSON, AND THE FAMILY OF LATE GUITARIST BO...
Robert Odenkirk
Apr 19, 2016
A great rock'n roll read! Also WARNING: it's quite sad in places. I loved this book      source