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Now I Can Die in Peace: How ESPN's Sports Guy Found Salvation, with a Little Help from Nomar, Pedro, Shawshank, and the 2004 Red Sox
3.90
This book is a series of columns written by the author (who is currently a columnist for espn.com) about what it was like to see the Red Sox win the W ...more
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Jul 29, 2009
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.77
I don't think I get the point of this story. This book is described as a "coming of age novel" that is "cherished by generations". I just don't see wh ...more
Oct 15, 2009
Nov 19, 2009
 
The War of 1812: A Short History
3.60
This book is good for someone who doesn't know anything about the war of 1812. It is a shorter version of a longer history on the war and has a few ga ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 08, 2008
 
Portrait Of An Artist, As An Old Man
3.18
**spoiler alert** I didn't particularly care for this book. The story is about an author, Eugene Pota, that is trying to write his last swan song book ...more
Dec 29, 2008
Oct 12, 2008
 
The Importance of What We Care about: Philosophical Essays
4.04
This book is a collection of essays by Harry Frankfurt on such weighty topics as freedom of will, coercion, moral responsibility, what we identify wit ...more
Mar 27, 2009
Jan 26, 2009
 
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food
3.59
I really liked this book. Jennifer 8 Lee is a good story teller with a good story to tell. The book is organized into many loosely related chapters ta ...more
Jun 2008
Oct 12, 2008
 
Last Chance to See
4.32
The book consists of Douglas Adams traveling around the world looking to see animals before they go extinct. On the way, he observes and attempts to e ...more
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Oct 12, 2008
 
A Splintered History of Wood: Belt Sander Races, Blind Woodworkers, and Baseball Bats
3.48
This book is a really easy read. The book is set up like a string of magazine articles about wood. Each one is fascinating and you don't need to read ...more
Jul 29, 2009
Jun 11, 2009
 
The Sound and the Fury
3.85
I didn't get this book. I stopped after spending a few hours on a 3 page run-on sentence. I also realized that I hadn't noticed that the character was ...more
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Nine Innings/the Anatomy of Baseball As Seen Through the Playing of a Single Game
4.00
In this book, Daniel Okrent uses a baseball game in 1982 between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Baltimore Orioles as a starting point to tell a number ...more
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Oct 12, 2008
 
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
4.03
This book is the story of a group of people that spend their time exploring the redwood forests of Northern California. It does a really good job of s ...more
Jun 11, 2009
Mar 27, 2009
 
Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
4.12
I really liked this book. It actually reminded me of the Da Vinci Code in that it had the same "can't put it down", exciting feel to it, except that t ...more
Nov 15, 2008
Oct 13, 2008
 
The Road to Wigan Pier
3.85
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Oct 15, 2008
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.16
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Jan 02, 2009
 
The Great Gatsby
3.84
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Now and Then: From Coney Island to Here: A Memoir
3.46
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)
3.96
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Player Piano
3.83
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
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Oct 12, 2008
 
What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam & Modernity in the Middle East
3.43
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Oct 12, 2008
 
1984
4.09
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.94
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Nov 19, 2009
Jul 29, 2009
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Slaughterhouse-Five
4.01
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
3.97
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Jan 02, 2009
 
In Cold Blood
4.01
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
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Oct 12, 2008
 
Animal Farm
3.80
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Oct 12, 2008
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls
3.93
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Oct 12, 2008
 
A Tale Of Two Cities
3.76
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Oct 12, 2008
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