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The Good Listener: Helen Bamber, A Life Against Cruelty
2.89
If history serves me correctly, I received this book as part of some sort of socially-conscious award in high school (but now the memory's getting fuz...more
Dec 14, 2008
Dec 08, 2008
 
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
3.92
Disappointing pop science. I learned about Snow's mapping of London's cholera epidemic in my graduate stats class and hoped this book would delve deep...more
Jan 15, 2009
Jan 21, 2009
 
The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty
3.56
I really, really enjoyed this book; it's probably the only thing I've read about early American history that made me want to find more material about...more
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 21, 2009
 
Benevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under Fascism
4.17
This book provides fantastic insight into the plight of Italian Jews during the Holocaust. I found it especially poignant to read while living in Ital...more
Apr 24, 2009
Apr 15, 2009
 
A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
4.23
This book is absolutely incredible and a must-read for anyone interested in American foreign policy--particularly as it relates to humanitarian interv...more
Aug 13, 2009
Dec 09, 2008
 
New Federalist Papers: Essays in Defense of the Constitution (20th Century Fund)
3.65
Over ten years old, so a little out of date, though great summations by three eminent scholars. Many of the themes still ring true, sadly, as we deal...more
Aug 06, 2010
Aug 02, 2010
 
A Short History of Reconstruction
3.92
I never had a chance to take Foner's course in college, so I wanted to be sure, with all this time on my hands, to tackle his tome on Reconstruction....more
Jun 22, 2009
Apr 30, 2009
 
Kinship: A Family's Journey in Africa and America
4.22
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Dec 09, 2008
 
Small Is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered: 25 Years Later...With Commentaries
4.13
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The Courage of Our Convictions: A Manifesto for Democrats
3.89
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What Roe V. Wade Should Have Said: The Nation's Top Legal Experts Rewrite America's Most Controversial Decision
3.61
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Jews and Blacks in the Early Modern World
4.00
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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House
3.77
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Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
3.65
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Why Social Justice Matters
3.67
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I Can't Believe She Did That!: Why Women Betray Other Women at  Work
3.46
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Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069
4.21
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Army of Roses
3.28
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Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart
3.66
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Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success
3.61
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Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
3.96
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Factory Girl
3.86
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Dec 08, 2008
 
Turkmeniscam: How Washington Lobbyists Fought to Flack for a Stalinist Dictatorship
3.66
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Dec 08, 2008
 
(Not) Keeping Up with Our Parents: The Decline of the Professional Middle Class
3.63
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Dec 09, 2008
 
In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
3.95
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