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The Memory Chalet
4.10
I'm not sure this memoir is quite as remarkable as the circumstances under which it was written, but I enjoyed it nevertheless.

Tony Judt was a British
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Sep 13, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
The World of Yesterday
4.43

SPOILER ALERT: This review reveals details about the end of Zweig's life.

This wonderful, heartwrenching, elegiac memoir recreates the world of late 19
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Aug 19, 2009
Jun 21, 2008
 
My Life In My Hands
4.00
I read this book after returning from a trip to the UK, during which I had spotted this odd looking statue in Trafalgar Square. It turned out to be a ...more
Jul 2006
Jul 31, 2007
 
Walking Since Daybreak: A Story of Eastern Europe, World War II, and the Heart of Our Century
3.94
I read this because I had so enjoyed "Rites of Spring" by the same author. Not quite as good, I think, partly because of the sheer difficulty of mixin ...more
May 2005
Aug 10, 2007
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