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Rapture Practice
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Growing up in an extremely conservative Baptist family in Kansas, Aaron Hartzler was taught to believe that the Rapture was coming at any time, so he ...more
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Jul 13, 2013
The Big Book of Pop Culture: A How-To Guide for Young Artists
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We spend our lives immersed in pop culture and the cult of celebrity to the degree that celebrity obsession has been identified as an actual clinical ...more
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Mar 23, 2011
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler
it was amazing
"We Will Not Be Silent" tells the dark but uplifting story of the White Rose, an underground college student movement that openly defied the Nazi regi ...more
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Dec 28, 2016
The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century
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Almost everyone knows what Lizzie Borden was accused of, but few know the specifics of the trial and the investigation. Sarah Miller gives an even-han ...more
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Apr 27, 2016
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
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It starts with the 1929 Valentines Day massacre in Chicago and then goes backward to explain the political and social turmoil that led up to it, finis ...more
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Jul 28, 2011
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
really liked it
This was a fun, fast-paced book on Phineas Gage's unfortunate mid-19th Century accident and how it impacted our understanding of the brain. The author ...more
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Mar 04, 2016
Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully
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"Whipping Boy" is the sad & funny search for one man's childhood bully - part memoir and part true crime. If you're looking for a book about solut ...more
Feb 28, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
really liked it
Loved this one! Even though I'm a guy, I could definitely relate to Liz's growing up as a misfit and the refusal to conform to what society compels yo ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Feb 04, 2015
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War
really liked it
Sheinkin writes an excellent, succinct history of America's involvement in Vietnam through the story of one-time supporter and later whistleblower Dan ...more
Jan 08, 2016
Dec 16, 2015
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