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Stranger in the Forest: On Foot Across Borneo
4.14
I read this just prior to traveling to Borneo. Although this was not the type of adventure I was looking for, I thorougly enjoyed the read. Why anyone...more
Dec 2006
Jul 14, 2007
 
The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
3.66
I, too, heard of this book on NPR. Unfortunately I have a block for many things scientific but the chapters on astronomy, geology, evolutionary biolog...more
Jun 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
The Prodigal Spy
3.71
I recently discovered Joseph Kanon's books. Great novels and "airplane" reads.
Kanon writes of historical events such as his theme of this one revolvin...more
May 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
Blue Shoes and Happiness (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #7)
4.04
I still don't know why, but I do enjoy reading McCall's Lady Detective Series. Perhaps because I've traveled in Botswana. Anyway, it is light reading...more
May 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
4.17
Quite possibly one of the best books I've read in several years. There is history and adventure centered around Theordore Roosevelt and his journey on...more
Aug 2006
Jul 14, 2007
 
A Thousand Splendid Suns
4.30
Interesting story of Afghanistan's recent history and the terrible plight of women living in a fundamentalist society.
Jun 2007
Jul 09, 2007
 
Saving Fish from Drowning
3.39
Fun read with a lot of humor. Makes me want to visit Myanmar.
Apr 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
Time Among the Maya: Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico
3.66
Booooring!
Mar 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
Emma's War
3.80
None
Jan 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
The Lonely African
4.06
None
Dec 2006
Jul 14, 2007
 
Leonardo's Swans
3.65
None
Mar 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
Before the Dawn
4.05
None
Jul 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
The Good German
3.63
None
Feb 2007
Jul 14, 2007
 
Los Alamos
3.71
None
Apr 2007
Jul 14, 2007
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