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The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
3.97
Not for everyone, but I love this! I've read that the English love to study the Tudor period just like we study and contemplate the Civil War. Lots of ...more
Jan 18, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
4.05
a must read for any one interested in challenging the current political consensus. Bacevich lays out the history of the US national security policy: g ...more
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Aug 13, 2010
 
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
3.96
Wonderful book about the events and personalities which led to WWI. Because the author started several decades before the outbreak of the war, I was a ...more
Apr 02, 2010
Mar 25, 2010
 
For the Soul of France: Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus
3.85
wonderful book! I have been wondering for years what is this 'Dreyfus Affair' that I see references to in lots of places - turns out to be rather a lo ...more
Jan 30, 2010
Jan 30, 2010
 
FDR's Funeral Train: A Betrayed Widow, a Soviet Spy, and a Presidency in the Balance
3.65
fairly well-written book (too many details about old trains to suit me). I find myself reading with tears streaming down my face picturing the train p ...more
Apr 15, 2010
Apr 02, 2010
 
Germania: In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History
3.31
quirky and quite funny - lots of history - loved it!
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May 07, 2010
 
Conspirator: Lenin in Exile
3.91
I can't remember now why I though this would be good... turns out Lenin lead a very boring life in exile. Writing, raging, and forever going to obscur ...more
not set
Apr 02, 2010
 
Flying Apron's Gluten Free & Vegan Baking Book
3.70
very fun, creative recipes. I can try something out at the bakery and then come home and try it myself.
Mar 29, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
 
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution: 1891-1924
4.26
lovwe this author! second time reading this book.
Apr 22, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
 
China: A History
3.83
Very well written over-view of Chinese history - of course with a quite broad brush. This is a good initial introduction to China.
Nov 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty
4.04
what more can there be to say about the Tudors? still, I can't resist...
Mar 20, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
 
Dreyfus: Politics, Emotion, and the Scandal of the Century
3.72
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Jul 16, 2010
 
The Book of Ganesha
3.25
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Apr 15, 2010
 
The Lions of Al-Rassan
4.27
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
4.10
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Nov 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy
4.16
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Aug 13, 2010
Aug 07, 2010
 
Every Man Dies Alone
4.16
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Jan 19, 2010
 
My Life in France
4.13
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Sep 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Tigana
4.12
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Sep 07, 2010
Aug 13, 2010
 
Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution
3.65
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Nov 01, 2010
 
A Song for Arbonne
4.17
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Aug 18, 2010
 
The Whole Life Nutrition Cookbook: Whole Foods Recipes for Personal and Planetary Health
4.39
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Jan 30, 2010
 
The Ghost of Freedom: A History of the Caucasus
3.61
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Sep 27, 2010
 
Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain's Greatest Monarch
3.98
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Aug 18, 2010
 
The Red Prince: The Fall of a Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Europe
3.76
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Oct 19, 2010
Sep 27, 2010
 
The Great Transformation: The Beginning of Our Religious Traditions
4.02
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Jan 19, 2010
 
Cuisines of the Axis of Evil and Other Irritating States: A Dinner Party Approach to International Relations
3.25
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Oct 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
The Unfolding Now: Realizing Your True Nature through the Practice of Presence
4.51
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Mar 20, 2010
Jan 19, 2010
 
Home (Gilead, #2)
3.89
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Sep 13, 2010
 
The Book of Salt
3.47
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Mar 20, 2010
Feb 22, 2010
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