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Case Closed
3.85
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Mar 10, 2009
 
The Worst Journey in the World
4.18
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Mar 10, 2009
 
On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System
3.61
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May 20, 2010
Apr 12, 2010
 
Homage to Catalonia
4.14
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Mar 10, 2009
 
The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
4.07
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Apr 27, 2009
 
American Grotesque: An Account of the Clay Shaw-Jim Garrison Affair in the City of New Orleans
3.43
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland
4.00
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Mar 10, 2009
 
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939
3.84
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
3.85
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Meltdown: The Predictable Distortion of Global Warming by Scientists, Politicians, and the Media
3.53
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Apr 12, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
Eamon de Valera: The man who was Ireland
3.77
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Red Victory: A History of the Russian Civil War, 1918-1921
4.01
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Burmese Days
3.80
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Mar 10, 2009
 
Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic
4.15
History of the Roman Republic and its evolution into an empire.
Jan 11, 2010
Sep 27, 2009
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls
3.93
classic
Apr 12, 2010
Apr 12, 2010
 
Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
4.06
facinatin'
Mar 17, 2010
Apr 12, 2010
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.32
well worth reading again.
Nov 15, 2009
Jan 11, 2010
 
Closing Time
3.43
Great memoir of an Irish American kid growing up in Philadelphia.
May 2009
Jun 01, 2009
 
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
4.00
Just starting it. A look at the 19th century roots of our financial system.
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May 20, 2010
 
A Collection of Essays
4.29
One of the two or three best writers in the English language. Great esaays
Sep 15, 2009
Jan 11, 2010
 
My American Journey
3.96
Colin Powells Autobiographhy. The son of Jamaican immigrants does pretty well for himself.
Jun 21, 2009
Jun 22, 2009
 
The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army
3.88
A look at four Generals and their part in developing an effective counter insurgency strategy. Topical.
Jan 02, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
The Scarlet Letter & the House of the Seven Gables
3.70
thought I'd go back to a classic I read in High School. Got a lot more out of it the second time around.
Oct 18, 2009
Jan 11, 2010
 
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
4.22
another grat history by McCullough. Another example of how doing any great thing is neither easy or straightforward.
Jan 11, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
West African Trade And Coast Society: A Family Study
4.00
Very interesting book about the West African slave, and other, trade and the relationships between various African and European groups and individuals ...more
Mar 23, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
 
Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic
3.84
Good story about 3 young men and a woman surviving on Wrangle Island, the hair brained scheme that brought them there and the fallout for the only sur ...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 27, 2009
 
Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy
3.81
Solid history of the post civil war era centering on the impeachment of Andrew Johnson ( the guy who let the south off the hook). I learned quit a bit ...more
Sep 27, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
The Madness of Mary Lincoln
3.66
Fascinating study of a badly disturbed woman and her son's efforts to protect her from herself and those who would take advantage of her. It is also a ...more
Jul 17, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
 
Whittaker Chambers
4.19
Political conservitive is radicalized at Columbia- Joins the Party, eventually is spymater for East Coast, is disinchanted by Stalin's coniving with H ...more
Aug 31, 2009
Aug 31, 2009
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