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The Stranger
3.92
The Stranger by Albert Camus

The novel was published in 1942 and it was Camus’ first novel. It won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1957.

The setting o
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Jun 20, 2010
Jun 26, 2010
 
Echoes from the Past
4.00
Echoes from the Past is my amusing tale of traveling with my children in an attempt to introduce them to ancient civilizations. First stop: Spain. Her ...more
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Jul 01, 2010
 
Call Me Ted
3.83
This book is not literary. It's like Ted Turner is talking to you across the dinner table and narrating his business dealings. Not much introspection; ...more
Jul 12, 2010
Jun 26, 2010
 
My Life in Doha: Between Dream and Reality
3.13
My Life in Doha: Between Dream and Reality is a memoir of my life in the heart of Arab-Islamic culture in Doha, Qatar. I was born in the Philippines a ...more
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Aug 26, 2010
 
The Quiet American
3.95
Go Home Young Man

Set in French colonial Vietnam in the 1950s on the eve of the French overthrow, the book portrays the evolution of a love triangle:
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Jul 25, 2010
Jun 29, 2010
 
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
4.20

A very good and thoughtful book. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. The author begins a topic or an issue by narrating a patient case as illustra
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Nov 17, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
The Elements of Style
4.17
Every writer/author should have a copy of this book. The Elements of Style (Fourth Edition) by William Strunk
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Mar 31, 2011
 
When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales of Neurosurgery
4.25
Terrific book, illustrating the arduous training of physicians especially those who choose to become neurosurgeons. The case studies of patients were ...more
Dec 28, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
The Remains of the Day
4.09
A well-written book. The beginning was slow reading and I was a bit impatient with Stevens, the narrator and hero. The author was very well-dsciplined ...more
Nov 2010
Sep 14, 2010
 
I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti
3.08
The title was attractive, the recipes good, the boyfriends uninteresting and boring.
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Mar 31, 2011
 
The Soul of Medicine: Tales from the Bedside
3.34
It was ok and I liked it. The cases presented were interesting, with thoughtful reflections/commentaries by the author.
Feb 15, 2012
Jan 29, 2012
 
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology
3.88
An excellent anthology for physicians. It is a collection of experiences and encounters of doctors with individual patients. Doctors will recognize th ...more
Nov 09, 2010
Jun 27, 2010
 
Barbara Bush: A Memoir
3.89

Reading it was like an endless series of lunches and dinners but what shines through is her love and adoration of her husband, George Bush and love of
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Nov 10, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Freedom
3.69
It was too long . . . and book is overrated.
Mar 31, 2011
Dec 09, 2010
 
The Call of the Wild
3.78
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Mar 01, 2011
 
Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
3.76
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Sep 07, 2010
 
Don Quixote
3.82
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Jun 27, 2010
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
3.96
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Feb 24, 2011
 
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
4.27
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Apr 12, 2011
 
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
4.18
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Mar 31, 2011
 
A Woman's Life
3.80
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Jun 29, 2010
 
Art and Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
3.69
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Mar 01, 2011
 
My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
4.28
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Sep 07, 2010
 
The Intern Blues: The Timeless Classic About the Making of a Doctor
3.81
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Feb 16, 2012
 
Prufrock and Other Observations
4.36
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Feb 16, 2012
 
Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents
3.95
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Jun 29, 2010
 
The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800
4.00
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Mar 01, 2011
 
Forever, Erma
4.25
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Jun 29, 2010
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.64
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Jun 27, 2010
 
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
3.99
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Jun 29, 2010
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