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Lit: A Memoir (P.S.) by Mary Karr
Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)

purrbot, January 2, 2012

Both hilarious and heart breaking. It's specifics don't alienate, but invite you in. I knew her struggle, I knew her success. Not because I was an alcoholic that found God. We've all hit rock bottom, been unhappy, found a way, built a life from rubble. I laughed, I cried. Seriously.
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And the Pursuit of Happiness by Maira Kalman
And the Pursuit of Happiness

purrbot, January 1, 2011

I laughed, I cried, my heart swelled. This book is a dorky, informative, funny, and charming jaunt through the United States early history & Maira Kalman's head. Kalman knows how to tell it like it is, honestly. She shows the human side to things that don't always get that chance. She is fair & just, while maintaining a healthy degree of nerdy & irreverence & sweetness. This book made my year!
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