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The Communist Manifesto
3.48
I know it is hard to believe, but I didn't like this book.

I detest this book. It and other works by Marx and Engels have brought titanic destruction t
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Mar 10, 2015
Nov 17, 2011
 
Heart of Darkness
3.39
"Apocalypse Now" has new meaning to me, as a bad movie based on a bad book.
Mar 05, 2015
Mar 03, 2015
 
Rex Barks: Diagramming Sentences Made Easy
4.46
This is in my top ten list of the most useful books I've read.
Apr 05, 2013
Oct 01, 2008
 
Babbitt
3.61
The book is written in the "slice of life" style of naturalism. Its theme is, "Middle class Americans are unhappy, evasive, self-deceptive, followers ...more
Jan 11, 2011
Dec 18, 2010
 
Marxism: Philosophy and Economics
4.00
This book is well researched and well written. Sowell brings his well paced, concise and enjoyable style to what could have been an arduous read.
Mar 13, 2015
Mar 07, 2015
 
Othello
3.86
I have difficulty understanding and enjoying Shakespeare due to the archaic language. This edition ("The Oxford Shakespeare: Othello" by Oxford World' ...more
Oct 26, 2012
Apr 13, 2012
 
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
4.10
A teaspoon of usefulness buried in a pound of Eastern mysticism.
Aug 04, 2013
Aug 04, 2013
 
Ragged Dick
3.19
It has been a culture shock reading this book. The idolatry of business, the pursuit of wealth and the honest desire to rise in the world that this bo ...more
Mar 2014
Aug 22, 2011
 
The Story of the Greeks (Yesterday's Classics)
3.47
The author makes history interesting by treating it as a story of important figures and events. The language is easy to comprehend and the pace is qui ...more
Jun 25, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Study Methods & Motivation: A Practical Guide to Effective Study
4.32
I'm adding this book to my "read yearly" list. I think by keeping these methods and ideas fresh in my head I can get more out of everything else I rea ...more
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 04, 2011
 
The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers
3.94
One of the two most insightful books ever written for readers and writers of fiction. The second is "The Romantic Manifesto," also by Ayn Rand.
Oct 04, 2012
Sep 26, 2008
 
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
4.40
Children are fascinated by Greek mythology. This is the perfect introduction for young children and will be read and reread over the years.
Nov 24, 2012
Jul 30, 2011
 
A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 2: The Medieval Mind
4.02
One of the most illuminating set of books I've read in striving to develop an understanding of Western history, culture and philosophy.
Apr 04, 2015
Apr 19, 2012
 
Complete Sherlock Holmes
4.49
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Aug 08, 2011
 
Notes from Underground
4.14
None
Jul 09, 2012
Aug 02, 2011
 
Aristotle's Children: How Christians, Muslims, and Jews Rediscovered Ancient Wisdom and Illuminated the Middle Ages
3.95
None
Jun 15, 2014
Oct 05, 2012
 
A World Lit Only by Fire
3.87
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May 19, 2014
Jul 30, 2012
 
Gunman's Rhapsody
3.72
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Sep 28, 2008
 
Stone Cold (Jesse Stone, #4)
3.94
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Godwulf Manuscript (Spenser, #1)
3.91
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Sep 26, 2008
 
The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook
4.24
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Sep 30, 2012
 
The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
3.86
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Jan 2013
Nov 18, 2012
 
Poor Folk
3.70
None
Aug 07, 2011
Aug 05, 2011
 
The Complete Stories and Poems
4.37
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Sep 28, 2012
 
Meditations
4.15
None
Nov 03, 2013
Oct 03, 2012
 
The Elements of Style
4.18
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Sep 30, 2008
 
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
4.09
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Sep 30, 2012
 
Quo Vadis
4.10
None
Jul 25, 2011
Jan 02, 2011
 
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys
3.90
None
Jul 2012
Mar 10, 2011
 
What Do You Care What Other People Think?
4.28
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Dec 08, 2012
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