New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012
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1 Beautiful Ruins
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 79,691 ratings
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2 The Round House
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 50,393 ratings
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3 Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 29,902 ratings
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4 Behind the Beautiful Foreve...
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 43,454 ratings
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5 This Is How You Lose Her
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 45,474 ratings
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6 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime ...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 14,451 ratings
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7 Flight Behavior
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 43,676 ratings
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8 Sweet Tooth
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3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 29,388 ratings
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9 The Yellow Birds
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 14,684 ratings
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10 Canada
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 15,467 ratings
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11 Salvage the Bones
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 12,710 ratings
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12 NW
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3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 14,098 ratings
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13 Dear Life: Stories
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3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 14,049 ratings
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14 Telegraph Avenue
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3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 12,417 ratings
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15 Far from the Tree: Parents,...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 8,122 ratings
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16 HHhH
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4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 6,993 ratings
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17 Why Be Happy When You Could...
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3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 15,003 ratings
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18 Alif the Unseen
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 8,001 ratings
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19 A Land More Kind Than Home
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 10,764 ratings
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20 How Children Succeed: Grit,...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 12,124 ratings
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21 Arcadia
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 10,438 ratings
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22 In One Person
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 15,639 ratings
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23 The Black Count: Glory, Rev...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 5,432 ratings
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24 Blasphemy: New and Selected...
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 2,191 ratings
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25 Home
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 9,084 ratings
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26 What We Talk About When We ...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 4,580 ratings
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27 Carry the One
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3.12 of 5 stars 3.12 avg rating — 7,532 ratings
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28 How Should a Person Be?
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3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 4,892 ratings
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29 The Testament of Mary
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3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 7,085 ratings
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30 Shine Shine Shine
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 5,485 ratings
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31 Fobbit
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 1,109 ratings
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32 Watergate
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 959 ratings
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33 Swimming Home
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3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 4,481 ratings
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33 Spillover: Animal Infection...
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4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 2,938 ratings
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35 People Who Eat Darkness: Th...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 5,125 ratings
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36 Short Nights of the Shadow ...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 2,279 ratings
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37 Thomas Jefferson: The Art o...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 7,980 ratings
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38 Building Stories
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 3,824 ratings
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39 Gods Without Men
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 2,283 ratings
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40 Hope: A Tragedy
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3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 3,083 ratings
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41 The Right-Hand Shore
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 505 ratings
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42 San Miguel
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 2,362 ratings
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43 Are You My Mother?
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 11,862 ratings
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44 Sessiz Ev
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 2,316 ratings
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45 Iron Curtain : The Crushing...
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,748 ratings
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46 How Music Works
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 5,048 ratings
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47 Gathering of Waters
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,257 ratings
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48 By Blood
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,815 ratings
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49 Pure (Pure, #1)
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 15,535 ratings
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50 A Hologram for the King
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3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 14,660 ratings
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51 Married Love and Other Stories
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 405 ratings
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52 The Starboard Sea
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 3,043 ratings
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53 Coming Apart: The State of ...
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3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 1,732 ratings
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54 The Passage of Power (The Y...
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4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 4,379 ratings
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55 An American Spy (The Touris...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 2,071 ratings
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56 At Last
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,571 ratings
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57 City of Bohane
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 1,482 ratings
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58 Shout Her Lovely Name
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3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 625 ratings
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59 All We Know: Three Lives
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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 164 ratings
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60 Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 626 ratings
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61 Barack Obama: The Story
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4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 521 ratings
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62 Haiti: The Aftershocks of H...
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3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 198 ratings
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63 Little America: The War Wit...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 414 ratings
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64 The Folly of Fools: The Log...
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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 332 ratings
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65 Red Brick, Black Mountain, ...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 144 ratings
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66 The Patriarch: The Remarkab...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 1,390 ratings
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67 Almost Never
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 230 ratings
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68 Why Does the World Exist?: ...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 3,526 ratings
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69 Collected Poems
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4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 258 ratings
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70 Shooting Victoria: Madness,...
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 268 ratings
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71 Enchantments
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3.21 of 5 stars 3.21 avg rating — 1,568 ratings
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72 On the Spectrum of Possible...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 74 ratings
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73 Breasts: A Natural and Unna...
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,187 ratings
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74 The Obamas
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3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 1,288 ratings
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75 On a Farther Shore: The Lif...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 321 ratings
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75 On Saudi Arabia: Its People...
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3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 512 ratings
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77 Oddly Normal: One Family's ...
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 686 ratings
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78 Saul Steinberg: A Biography
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 24 ratings
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79 The Social Conquest of Earth
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 1,424 ratings
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80 The Taste Of War: World War...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 129 ratings
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81 Lincoln's Code: The Laws of...
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 85 ratings
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82 The One: The Life and Music...
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3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 292 ratings
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83 The Book of Mischief: New a...
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 36 ratings
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84 Rule and Ruin: The Downfall...
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4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 175 ratings
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85 The Devil in Silver
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3.43 of 5 stars 3.43 avg rating — 1,591 ratings
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86 The Forgetting Tree
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3.09 of 5 stars 3.09 avg rating — 1,085 ratings
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87 When God Talks Back: Unders...
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 389 ratings
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88 Trois femmes puissantes
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3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 908 ratings
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89 Toby's Room
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 2,015 ratings
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90 American Tapestry: The Stor...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 163 ratings
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91 American Triumvirate: Sam S...
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3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 77 ratings
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92 Belzoni: The Giant Archaeol...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 20 ratings
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93 A Disposition to Be Rich: H...
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 122 ratings
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94 Flagrant Conduct: The Story...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 270 ratings
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95 The Grey Album: Music, Shad...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 69 ratings
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96 Kayak Morning: Reflections ...
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 381 ratings
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97 Memoir of a Debulked Woman:...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 227 ratings
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98 My Poets
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 80 ratings
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99 Sometimes there is a Void –...
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 33 ratings
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100 Victory: The Triumphant Gay...
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 118 ratings
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