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Der Dativ ist dem Genitiv sein Tod: Ein Wegweiser durch den Irrgarten der deutschen Sprache (Der Dativ ist dem Genitiv sein Tod, #1)
3.53
A very good and funny book for everybody learning German, native German speakers and us Swiss who always have difficulties with High German. Pretty mu ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Men In Love
3.64
Not as good as her books on female fantasies. I especially didn't really care for the S&M chapter. But overall it's still a very interesting and f ...more
Aug 06, 2006
Sep 16, 2011
 
1000 Places To See Before You Die:  [Die Lebensliste Für Den Weltreisenden]
3.80
It's nice to dream and make plans of where to go next. For this the book is fun, but I am a little disappointed and disturbed at the unequal distribut ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up
3.96
This book is a collection of Dave Barry's best and funniest columns. They range from hilarious to quite serious and cover every subject imaginable.[re ...more
Dec 25, 2007
Sep 16, 2011
 
Etiquette For Women
3.11
I always suspected that I couldn't have survided as a dame in the 20s. Now I know. Such a thin little book and so many things packed into it. Women ba ...more
Apr 15, 2006
Sep 16, 2011
 
Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
3.84
I wonder if there's a German word for a stickler? It's exactly what I am in my native language and I always had the urge to be one in English as well. ...more
Jul 19, 2006
Sep 16, 2011
 
10,000 Dreams Interpreted, or What's in a Dream
3.22
I bought this at a goth store waiting for a friend who couldn't decide whether or not she wanted a really interesting belt (she didn't in the end).[re ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Neither here Nor there: Travels in Europe
3.88
In my opinion someone who obviously doesn't like to travel and has a problem with different cultures and their way of life, and other languages should ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
4.00
Thanks to this book one of our kittens didn't die after birth. My roommate and I were both totally unaware of what could happen during birth. We'd had ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
Ordinary everyday happenings observed with a keen eye and a told in a hilarious way. This collection of essays made me laugh out loud more times than ...more
May 19, 2006
Sep 16, 2011
 
Southern Africa Travel Atlas
3.00
I don't like maps in book form, meaning they have to be divided and put on different pages. And usually they're cut apart in very random places and th ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Into the Wild
3.89
Sometimes I'm truly amazed about people's cluelessness. I love how Krakauer traced this guy's journey and the way he tells a touching story. But I sti ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Bildung. Alles, was man wissen muß
3.77
Not a book to be read in one sitting although it is written like a novel. I've been reading this on and off for about a year now. Sometimes I do it pa ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
4.00
A funny and entertaining dictionary with lots of words you don’t find in any other dictionary. I especially like the movie quotes and references. The ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Switzerland for Beginners
3.94
Although this book is a few decades old, it is still the best and funniest books on us Swiss, our quirks. I had to laugh or nod pretty much from the f ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Stupid White Men
3.29
I guess every European (or non-American) likes Moore and his books because he writes exactly what we want to hear, always knew or suspected.[return]It ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
A Short History Of Myth
3.67
It took me forever to get through this book and I only finished it because I want to read all the books in the series.[return]The others are much bett ...more
Sep 03, 2007
Sep 16, 2011
 
4.00
A nice magazine with 80 historic buildings in Switzerland. Many that I love are missing though, but that was to be expected as there are so many. The ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Sweet Liberty: Travels in Irish America
3.58
I actually read this while I was on a road trip through the USA. Not to all the Dublins but still. I like his travel writing a lot more than Bryson's ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Tribal Tattoo
5.00
Ein sehr ausführliches Buch im A4-Format mit wunderschönen Fotos und tollem Layout. Geschichtliche Hintergründe, kulturelle Infos und ein Adressteil r ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: A 25 Year Landmark Study
4.15
The only non-fiction book that has ever managed to bring me close to tears. It is scary how many times I saw myself and my life in these pages. It exp ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
4.33
I'm so glad I picked up this little book. It is quickly becoming a new addiction of mine. Go to as many national parks as I can and get dozens of stam ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
4.25
A really good and detailed biology study book. Too detailed and complicated for a high school student which I was when we had to buy this. In my opini ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Bad as I Wanna Be
3.26
I don't know, he just didn't seem that bad to me... A lot of me, me, me and not a lot of good, interesting writing. All I remember is him talking abou ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
3.81
Very cool and interesting, especially because I love lists of any kind. I am a little disappointed though that there are way more originally English b ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
Frodos Reisen. Der Atlas zu J.R.R. Tolkiens "Der Herr der Ringe"
4.12
This book was a must-have for a map and atlas lover me. I only bought it about half way into the first LotR book and started over, just so I could fol ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
All About Me
3.84
A really good and complete collection of questions about yourself. The only thing I don't like is, once it's filled out, the cool thing about it is ov ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
3.00
A pretty good reference book, but the most boring book on Swiss history. It pretty much just lists dates and has no pictures whatsoever. I barely ever ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
 
The Loop
3.89
A short story about Nick's return to a New Orleans changed by hurricane Katrina.[return]We get some insight into Satara's plans with him and the lies ...more
Aug 11, 2007
Sep 16, 2011
 
Who's Who in Non-Classical Mythology
4.33
A really good reference guide to the gods of the lesser known mythologies and religions, meaning from cultures except the Greeks and the Romans.[retur ...more
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Sep 16, 2011
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