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The Sunset Limited: A Novel in Dramatic Form

The Sunset Limited: A Novel in Dramatic Form - Cormac McCarthy A well-written play (or a novel in dramatic form) about different attitudes of an atheist and a religious man.
The good thing is there is no straight conclusion at the end and you can draw your own conclusion from the script.

“I yearn for the darkness. I pray for death. Real death. If I thought that in death I would meet the people I've known in life I don't know what I'd do. That would be the ultimate horror. The ultimate despair. If I had to meet my mother again and start all of that all over, only this time without the prospect of death to look forward to? Well. That would be the final nightmare. Kafka on wheels.”

The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project - Tectonic Theater Project, Moisés Kaufman If you have a message, go to the post office then.
If you are a gay-movement's member (or any other fucking movements), write an article. why do you write a play or shoot a film?!
I hate to see someone's fucking ideology STRAIGHT in front of my fucking face.

(I just gave it 2 stars because I care about racism/hate crimes. unless it was an absolutely poor play)

Damned United

Damned United - David Peace, Thomas Lötz You chose the right book, if you're interested in football history mixed with fiction.
"Damned United" is about Brain Clough management in English football leagues accompanied with his friend/assistant Peter Taylor.
it's written from Clough's point of view, started with commence of his career in Leeds United club -which was under management of Clough's biggest rival, Don Revie for 13 years- interspersed with some flashbacks that gives you some hints about his successful days in Derby County and how he became BRIAN CLOUGH.

- The Times as "probably the best novel ever written about sport"

Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen I don't see why it's so popular with a lot of readers.
because of that good-looking-vampire-guy in the movie maybe,ladies?
The plot couldn't be written more cliché.

Apathy and Other Small Victories

Apathy and Other Small Victories - Paul Neilan I'll give it 3.5
It started so good, I've to admit. But flash-backs had not sufficient impact and actually at some points makes you feel apathy. It got better at the ending pages though. Sometimes i felt, writer just wanted to make the reader laugh and that's all. It would be better if he'd spend his creativity to making a better plot than some random jokes.

Alan Turing: The Enigma

Alan Turing: The Enigma - Andrew Hodges, Douglas R. Hofstadter Good: another biography about world war.
Bad: another biography about world war.
Ugly: another biography about world war.

3.5

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky The script could not be written any more platitude.

Penelope

Penelope - Marilyn Kaye, Reese Witherspoon Actually it's really cool in its shelve, "fairy tales". it has a good story-line and it's really fetching if you'd picked it wisely, you know 'cause it's kinda fantasy and I know everyone doesn't love this kind of story telling. Personally, I don't like these kind of story but if you want to read something fairy, it's really a good choice.
End of all it's really cool for kids to read for.

Me Talk Pretty One Day

Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris I gave it 3 stars because "naked" was better in my opinion. I can't drive out "get your ya-ya’s out!" from that collection. there was more Stories in "naked" . this collection mostly looks like essays .

Daddy Was a Punk Rocker

Daddy Was a Punk Rocker - Adam Sharp I loved Adam's memoir and so I told him, "Adam, I loved that book"
The picture that I got from Adam's childhood is so clear and bright. it was so real that reminds me some memories from my own childhood.it was fantastic to look that close to someone's life.
and anyhow Adam is a cool guy.
I know he is working on his second book,and I'm waiting for it,impatiently.

Call for the Dead

Call for the Dead - John le Carré It's good enough for someone's first novel. but i have to read another novels by le Carré.
first pages were a little slow, but it got better in middle of the book. worth for reading

Water by the Spoonful

Water by the Spoonful - Quiara Alegría Hudes Pulitzer Prize for drama?!
Are you kidding me?!
Are you fucking kidding me?!
one of the most ordinary plays I've ever read

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon The book goes like this:


Starts Awesome.it has a creative style. The point of view and narrative style are great.but...
I like Christopher when the book got start but time after time he did stupid things. I know it's from an Autism boy. but he drove me crazy a lot of times. and one another thing that bugs me was "and" "and" "and" "and" "and" "and" "and" "and" "and" "and"...
I guess the book has not anything when you find out who is the killer and where is mother.
I enjoyed it less from middle of the book.

A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole I heard A lot about this novel. maybe great comments and reviews were why I expected too much.
but there was one thing about this book that you can't ignore. in one little sentence: Well written.

Ruhm

Ruhm - Daniel Kehlmann it was one of the most creative novel I've ever read.but it was just creative.just this.some stories were great.some of those were normal and slow but totally worth for reading.it was a new experience.

Indians

Indians - Arthur Kopit it's just about Buffalo Bill Cody's Life and his conflict with native Americans
It could be a good western movie, but a play? i don't think so...