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The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban
3.92
Must read right away!
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Jun 30, 2009
 
The Proust Project
3.97
Interesting..
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Mar 27, 2009
 
Renegade: The Making of a President
3.76
Mmm, yummy.
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Jul 22, 2009
 
Where the Sun Never Shines: A History of America's Bloody Coal Industry
3.89
Much of interest!
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Sep 15, 2009
 
The Idea Of Justice
3.96
Sounds fascinating!
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Sep 22, 2009
 
Raga'n Josh: Stories from a Musical Life
4.54

from wikipedia:

Sheila Dhar (1929–2001) obtained her MA in English from Boston University. The passion of her life was Hindustani classical music, whic
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Jan 17, 2009
 
Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
4.24
Sounds fascinating!
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Sep 11, 2009
 
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
4.15
Looks fascinating!
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Nov 17, 2009
 
The Hindus: An Alternative History
3.61
Looks fascinating!
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Apr 24, 2009
 
Stonehenge Decoded
3.63
Looks fascinating!
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Apr 07, 2009
 
How We Decide
3.80
Looks yummy!
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Aug 13, 2009
 
Chicago 1890: The Skyscraper and the Modern City
4.00
Mmm, yummy!
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Jun 21, 2009
 
Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World
4.04
Sounds fascinating.
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Apr 27, 2009
 
The Travel Book: A Journey Through Every Country in the World
4.24
Looks wonderful.
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Jun 10, 2009
 
Leaving India: My Family's Journey from Five Villages to Five Continents
3.91
Sounds fascinating!
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Jul 16, 2009
 
Encyclopedia of Us Labor and Working-Class History
5.00
Mmm, fascinating.
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Aug 14, 2009
 
uTOpia: Towards a New Toronto
3.73
Mmmm..
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Sep 16, 2009
 
"I Heard You Paint Houses": Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran & Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa
4.00
Hmmm..
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Jul 02, 2009
 
Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found
3.90
Sounds like many would say that Shantaram is a better choice, also possibly Sacred Games. Any affirmations/denials?
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Feb 05, 2009
 
The Contract: A Life for a Life
5.00
moral relativism, SWOT analysis; plus all about the human mind = must read!
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Feb 09, 2009
 
Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire
3.94
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Feb 06, 2009
 
Friends In High Places: The Bechtel Story : The Most Secret Corporation and How It Engineered the World
3.91
I'm angry just looking at the cover.. Have had this to read for a while, along with a bunch of other anti-Bush books. The rest I finally passed along ...more
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Jan 17, 2009
 
Titu Mir
3.76
I came across controversy about this author and her work, but I'm simply interested in learning more from all perspectives.
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Jan 30, 2009
 
America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
4.02
What can I say? You all know what you know about this already. Someday I'll have access to his show on tv again, when I get cable/satellite or when th ...more
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Jan 17, 2009
 
The Best Guide to Eastern Philosophy and Religion
3.77
Looks like this has all the failings one would expect from a survey book on such huge subjects. Even buying it was a failure of sorts, obviously, an a ...more
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Jan 17, 2009
 
Children of Kali: Through India in Search of Bandits, the Thug Cult, and the British Raj
3.70
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Feb 06, 2009
 
Preparing the New Redefined Form 990 for Nonprofit Organizations
3.00
Was useful.. not amazingly so.
Aug 02, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
 
Homage to Catalonia
4.14
Wow, interesting. This war is something is kind of, um, just became actually aware of recently in relation to my daughter and school things. To read a ...more
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Apr 13, 2009
 
The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power
3.83
Looks interesting based on: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/18/boo...
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Jan 16, 2009
 
Season of Migration to the North
3.73
suggested to read also: Gordimer's The Pickup.

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Jan 30, 2009
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