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The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)
4.49
a very clear and absorbing WWII comic book. Very long but irresistible. Can be read in hours and one will never forget it. Should be assigned reading...more
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Nov 04, 2013
 
Chinese Handcuffs
3.97
sensational and deeply moving. This book kindles my hatred of perversion and love of truth. The wacky similes and ridiculous plot make it a fun read.
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Apr 22, 2014
 
Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina (Star Wars)
3.52
You know what?! This is from when I was 14-years-old. What do you want?
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Nov 30, 2013
 
The Trumpet of the Swan
4.02
This is the most beautiful book ever written.
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Nov 30, 2013
 
Flowers for Algernon
3.97
riveting... As powerful as it is dank.
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Apr 21, 2014
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
I liked it,
I want to reread
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Aug 01, 2011
 
All the Living
3.57
I am all about All the Living
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May 04, 2014
 
The Book of Unholy Mischief
3.65
set in Italy, this book is C+
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Aug 01, 2011
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray
4.01
really good.
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May 03, 2014
 
The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga, #1)
4.11
avoidable
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Only Revolutions
3.20
This book is beautiful, I read it several times, & this is my favorite book
this book definitely provides you with unlimited avenues for further st...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Calculus Early Transcendentals
3.35
I cannot get enough of this book. I emailed the writers and told them all about how much I love the human history and mastery of Calculus pedagogy. Th...more
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Oct 23, 2013
 
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
4.01
I feel like this gripping story can be enjoyed the way it was written: quickly and with fragmentation. I'm sorry, but that's the impression I get from...more
Oct 24, 2013
Oct 23, 2013
 
Mathematics and the Imagination
4.23
wholly readable, inspirational, and enjoyable. The 4th dimension is explained in an easy to enjoy way. This book can be read at leisure in a few days...more
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Jun 04, 2013
 
The House of Seven Gables
3.40
What I enjoyed was the logical pairing of words - some chapters it seems like Hawthorne has the innate propensity to strike while the iron is hot, and...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
The Lost Years (The Lost Years of Merlin, #1)
3.96
The many faces of this legend are divine. I was a young teen when I read about giant trees, lessons, and one shadow with much substance to it, and the...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
The Divine Comedy
4.04
Inferno & Purgatory is a series of conversations, mostly with Florencians. Paradiso was REALLY good, because the style changes to one more pleasan...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Animal Farm
3.79
This book was a great and transparent allegory for an eighth grade Russian nationalist version of me. Nowadays, I reflect on how simple it all was. Th...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
The Wings of Merlin (The Lost Years of Merlin, #5)
4.08
This book is so amazing and so good that I recommend you pass it on to a 7th-10th grade student. There are no problems in having a young student enjoy...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
4.03
What is he crazy? Why does he row? Watch him superman that ho... "woman are not capable of friendship" every single line is so backwards, so wrong, Ni...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Euler: The Master of Us All (Dolciani Mathematical Expositions, No 22)
4.40
This is a great book for a former Calculus student. No vector Calc prerequisite. The historical context and significant results of Euler are presented...more
Apr 13, 2014
Nov 30, 2013
 
The Things They Carried
4.10
I was seriously addicted to drugs when I was reading this book; I felt like it was a history channel documentary on the Vietnam War, even though it wa...more
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Discourse on Method
3.69
Very well said, I like the analogy of the city being rebuilt in the first chapter. Rene has a good attitude & it's easy to understand.
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Aug 01, 2011
 
The HarperCollins Dictionary of Mathematics
3.67
I use this book as a reference to read math history. The illustrations of famous curves help me a lot to understand what I'm reading.
Oct 28, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.82
A light and sentimental read that takes you into the mind of a young mathematician with severe mind problems.
Oct 28, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
 
Men of Mathematics
4.09
This book is whimsical to a fault so readers that are afraid of whimsy should probably not read this.
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Jun 04, 2013
 
A History of Mathematics
3.98
A very interesting book. Boyer is a classic text and I cannot bestow on it any new praise.
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Oct 23, 2013
 
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories
3.58
I held this book when I was a kid and I read this book; it did not stimulate my imagination.
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Aug 01, 2011
 
A Boy's Will and North of Boston
4.08
great poems, but I'm not interested in reading 5 pages of New England farmer dialogue.
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Recipes for Disaster: An Anarchist Cookbook
3.78
doesn't mention free college.
Does help you commit crimes intelligently =)=
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Aug 01, 2011
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