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101
Icons of England
3.25
Discovered from this tweet: RT @MargaretAtwood If you like rambling & exploring, you'll love Icons of England (ed. Bill Bryson), Black Swan Press....more
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May 23, 2011
 
187
Abbott Awaits
4.19
From The Millions: http://www.themillions.com/2011/12/ye...

"In one story, “Abbott Hogs the Mood,” Chris writes: “A marriage, especially a marriage wit...more
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Dec 20, 2011
 
279
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
3.64
Very cool interview with the author from LibraryThing: http://www.librarything.com/author/ga...

From the author: "Partly it was how much we got wrong...more
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Dec 21, 2012
 
289
Of Earth
4.38
You can hear the author reading some of his poems here: http://www.johndaniel-author.net/audi...

This book is a combination of highlights from his pre...more
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Jan 13, 2013
 
80
Totally Vegetarian: Easy, Fast, Comforting Cooking for Every Kind of Vegetarian
3.46
I didn't have enough time with this one. There were a few insert pages of color photos, and the table of contents was really well done. The instructio...more
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Feb 06, 2011
 
81
The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook
3.83
Great pictures and a good section on nutrition, including a list of "hero foods" that provide of lot of essential vitamins in one fell swoop. Recipes...more
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Feb 06, 2011
 
35
The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain #1)
4.00
Reminded of this via a review for the book Heroes of the Valley by Jonathan Stroud in Unshelved's latest email. I read Lloyd Alexander's Westmark seri...more
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Apr 02, 2010
 
66
Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World
3.80
I have several books-about-books on our shelves, and I might have this one... ? But I didn't even realize it was the same Denby who writes the movie r...more
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Oct 24, 2010
 
95
Star Maker
3.92
Mentioned in this incredible - though long - but totally worth it - blog post on The Millions: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/themil...
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Mar 04, 2011
 
147
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
3.83
Read about it at this post: http://feeds.newscientist.com/c/749/f...
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Sep 27, 2011
 
116
Litmus: Short Stories from Modern Science
4.08
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Jul 31, 2011
 
155
Hopscotch
4.27
Mentioned by Reif Larson in an essay for The Late American Novel. A non-linear story of sorts, with a never-ending loop at the end? Which is not the e...more
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Oct 18, 2011
 
156
The Greater Trumps
3.96
Mentioned in the Wikipedia article on tarot cards - " the tarot is used by the main characters to move through space and time, create matter, and rais...more
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Oct 27, 2011
 
114
Amulet, Vol. 1: The Stonekeeper (Amulet, #1)
4.09
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Jul 27, 2011
 
97
The Adventures of Augie March
3.84
Mentioned as "The Great American Novel" in this blog post by Roger Ebert: http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2011/...
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Apr 22, 2011
 
186
Plotto: The Master Book of All Plots
3.69
Found on http://anynewbooks.com/staff-picks/
Waiting to see if it shows up in any other reviews -- sounds interesting, but could easily be done in a b...more
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Dec 19, 2011
 
206
Zen in the Art of Writing
4.10
I had no idea Bradbury wrote a book about writing. Found it mentioned here: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.ph...
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Jan 10, 2012
 
60
Galápagos
3.86
Recommended in NPR's "Books to help you enjoy the Apocolypse"
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/st...
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Oct 17, 2010
 
61
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline
4.23
Recommended in NPR's "Books to help you enjoy the Apocolypse"
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/st...
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Oct 17, 2010
 
178
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
4.04
Seen from NPR: http://www.npr.org/2011/12/15/1435962...
requested from public library 12/15/2011
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Dec 15, 2011
 
69
Winter's Tale
3.62
A recommendation from readers during @NPRbook's monday recommendation request for November 8, 2010 on the genre: modern magic realism
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Nov 12, 2010
 
93
How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at An Answer
4.07
Heard about it in this post: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/themil...
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Feb 26, 2011
 
78
The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image
4.20
Note to self: also check out the book - Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain - when reading this one.
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Jan 16, 2011
 
94
The Illumination
3.36
Read a review at The Millions: http://www.themillions.com/2011/02/a-...
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Feb 26, 2011
 
199
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)
4.06
Read about it in a few places but convinced by this one: http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/01/janu...
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Jan 05, 2012
 
96
Just Kids
4.13
Mentioned in this blog post: http://www.austinkleon.com/2011/03/30...
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Apr 03, 2011
 
176
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
3.96
Saw mentioned in this conference session description: http://digitalcommons.macalester.edu/...
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Dec 12, 2011
 
72
Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage
3.94
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Dec 01, 2010
 
71
You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know
3.50
Read about the book and author on NPR: http://www.npr.org/2010/11/12/1312677...
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Nov 15, 2010
 
112
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
4.28
Recommended in this post: http://www.npr.org/2011/07/14/1378023...
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Jul 14, 2011
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